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October 14, 1931 –  May 19, 2016 Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lucas was called home on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Betty lived much of her adult life in Bonham, but moved to Sulphur Springs to be near family in her later years.
Betty was born October 14, 1931 in Rush County, Kansas to parents, Antone Peters and Ruby Viena (McGrath) Peters. She marred Billy Gene Lucas on April 2, 1954 in Colorado Springs. She wore many hats during her working years, and was last a Department Manager for Wal-Mart. Betty was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Bonham and regularly visited the Trinity Baptist Church in Bonham with her husband, Billy.

Betty is survived by her son, Jerry Matlock and wife Diana of Lawton, OK; son, Gene Lucas and wife Martha of Sulphur Springs; daughter, Cheryl McIntire of Garland; siblings, Mike Peters and Barbara of Brownell, Kansas, Albert Peters and Roberta of Salina, Kansas, Dixie Lee Marie Daly of House Springs, MO, Richard Peters and Gaila of Fairview, MO. She is also survived by 7 precious grandchildren, Aaron Sims, Katrena Heagood and Kevin, Jeremy Lucas and Amanda, Angela Watts, Rebecca Matlock, Ashley Denton and Shannon Lucas as well as 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Colleen Webster and grandson Nathaniel Heath Lucas.

Graveside Services are set for 2:00 P.M., Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Rosehill Cemetery in Bells where she will rest next to her husband, Billy. The Reverend Henry Shelton of Trinity Baptist Church of Bonham will conduct the service and Mullican-Little Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. Those serving as Pallbearers will be Mike Lucas, John Lucas, Tom Ford, David Haliburton, Morris Haliburton, and Jeremy Lucas.

A Rosary will be at 6:00 P.M., Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Mullican-Little Chapel in Bells with Mr. Jim Adlof officiating. There will be a family visitation immediately following the Rosary at the Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 2910 Swiss Av., Dallas, Tx 75204