Mary Charles (Simmons) Lacy

Born: Sat., Sep. 25, 1926
Died: Thu., Oct. 27, 2011


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 05, 2011
Location: Barnes United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Nov. 05, 2011
Location: Barnes United Methodist Church

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Mary C. Lacy, of Indianapolis, Indiana died Thursday October 27, 2011 while at St. Vincent Hospice.
Born in Elba, Alabama on September 25, 1926 she was the only child of Clem Simmons and Cora Hammond Simmons. Mary was educated in Elba public schools and went on to graduate from Coffee County high school in Elba and continued her studies at North Carolina A&T University.
Mary moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1952 and began her career at Ft. Benjamin Harrison Finance Center where she was the Section Chief for Claims and Data Processing and earned the certification of Advanced Comptrollers. Mary worked at Ft. Benjamin Harrison until her retirement in 1979.
Mary was a civic leader through her founding of the Grandview Civic Association, where she served as the President for over 40 years, Director for the C-4 (Crooked Creek Community Foundation), Founding member and President of the Kikawah’s social organization, and served on the Clowes Hall Women’s committee for many years.
She was a devoted member of Barnes United Methodist Church were she wed her husband Jewett Lacy in 1957. Mary served in many roles throughout her 54 years and her last was the membership Secretary for 20 plus years where she was the smiling face that welcomed you into the Barnes church family.
Mary loved good food, socializing and her family. Mary was known for her gentle smile that could light up a room, kind words and sweet personality.
Mary leaves her devoted husband Jewett Lacy, sons; Clem D. Lacy, Jerry W. Lacy (Michele McClure Lacy), Richard S. Lacy and granddaughter Chanelle R. Lacy as well as first cousin, Sue Hayes and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday November 5, 2011 at 12:00 pm at Barnes United Methodist Church, 900 West 30th Street, with visitation from  10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Entombment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
There is a Mary C. Lacy Scholarship Fund that has been established and monies can be sent to: The Mary C. Lacy Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 10166, Chicago, IL 60610-0166.

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   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
To the Family of Mary C. Lacy
You have our prayers. May God be with you always.

Fort Benjamin Harrison Family

E. Patterson
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
I share your loss and send my deepest sympathy.

E. Patterson

Irvin Canady
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
To: Clem Lacy and Family

Our Hearts and Prayers are with you at this time, May God continue to give you his Love and blessings!

IC and Family

Karmon Coleman-Johnson
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
Many prayers go out to your family for your loss.

Anna Reitz and family
   Posted Sat November 05, 2011
Dear Clem,
We spent over an hour trying to get to the church but because of the marathon race the roads were blocked off. I don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have a way to contact you so y are able please contact me at 317/339-4472 cell or home at 317/858-8211.
Our deepest sympathy is with you and your family. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time

Marvetta Coleman
   Posted Wed November 09, 2011
Dear Jerry & Family,
May God comfort you as you remember the wonderful life of Mrs. Lacy, and please know that you are uplifted in prayer.

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