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Gladys Bowles Lucas, a long-time Williamstown, Kentucky resident, was born Aug. 31, 1920 in Barren County and passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in Landrum, South Carolina at the age of 97.
She was a daughter of the late Jesse Harris and Fannie Walker Button Bowles.
On March 9, 1941 Gladys was united in marriage to Roscoe Clayton Lucas who preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1986 following 45 years of marriage.
Gladys was a member of Williamstown United Methodist Church and a retired partner of Lucas Drug Store, which was operated by the family in Williamstown for 73 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Sally Moore, and her husband, Arthur, of Travelers Rest, S.C.; two sisters, Betty Browning, of Glasgow, and Juda Furlong of Burnside; two grandchildren, Douglas Moore, of Greenville, S.C., and Elizabeth Daniel, of Travelers Rest, S.C.; four great-grandchildren, Casey Daniel, of Athens, Georgia, Emily Charlson, of Marietta, Ga., Julia Moore, of Simpsonville, S.C., and Lucas Moore, of Simpsonville, S.C.; and one great-great-grandson, Davis Charlson, of Marietta, Ga.
In addition to her husband, Gladys was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Thomas, and a brother, J.C. Bowles, both formerly of Glasgow.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 260 Fairwinds Road, Landrum, SC 29356. Online condolences to www.stanleyfuneralhomes.com.
Published on November 14, 2017
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