Obituaries: Lucy Proctor

BLAKESBURG-Lucy E. Proctor, 97, formerly of Blakesburg, died at 8:30 p.m. February 26, 2017 at Ridgewood Specialty Care.

She was born June 10, 1919 in Wapello County, IA to Fred and Fannie Cook Eakins.  She married Manscel Proctor on July 22, 1940 and he preceded her in death on June 30, 2012.

A resident of Blakesburg since 1945, Lucy had attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

Surviving is her daughter, Hazel Haaland of Citrus Heights, CA and a good friend, Connie Beinhart of Bloomfield.

She was preceded in death by 7 sisters, Elsie Phillips, Blanche Reinhard, Alta Eakins, Ruth Eakins, Marcille Hartley, Alice Ritter and Bertha Keller; 3 brothers, Floyd, John Henry and Alva Eakins.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.  Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be open after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel Cemetery Association.