Obituary: M. Lucille Tackett

April 22, 1924 – March 25, 2020

M. Lucille Tackett, 95, of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Bliss Place in Bedford.

Born April 22, 1924, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Victor and Mary (White) Edwards.  She married Willard E. “Bud” Tackett April 29, 1944, and he preceded her in death on December 20, 1982.

Lucille had been employed at M. Fine & Son, Roberts Brass, and Carpenter Body Works.  She was also an Avon consultant.  Lucille was a 1942 graduate of Huron High School and was a member of Huron Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star. She was a past member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 689 and Bedford Senior Citizens.  Lucille enjoyed gardening, flowers, and fishing.  Her grandson was the apple of her eye.

Survivors include her son, Brian C. Tackett of Mitchell; grandson, Lincoln O’Brian (Abi) Tackett of Orleans, a great-grandson, Hank O’Brian Tackett and two nieces and one nephew

Her father; mother, Mary Jackson; stepfather, John Jackson; husband; siblings, Pearl Acton, Paul P. “Pete” Edwards, and George C. “CeCe” Edwards; and grandson, Willard Eugene Tackett II, preceded her in death.

Due to COVID-19, a private graveside service officiated by Mike Collins was Friday, March 27, at Huron Cemetery.

Memorial Gifts and be made in Lucille’s memory to the  Huron Heritage, c/o Lawrence County Community Foundation, PO Box 1235, Bedford, Indiana 47421.

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