Betty J. McLucas, 81

FEB. 6, 1931-FEB. 3, 2013

February 03, 2013

Betty Jane McLucas, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Friday, Feb. 6, 1931, in Pondsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Lee R. Grams and the late Dorothea A. (Humrichouse) Bice.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Ray McLucas, in 2004.

She was a graduate of Smithsburg High School and was an active member of Hagerstown Bible Church, where she served as a deaconess.

She is survived by her two daughters, Debra Jane Bennett of Chambersburg, Pa., and Deneen JoAnn McLucas; three sons, Gordon Ray McLucas of Simpsonsville, S.C., William Rodney McLucas of Denver, N.C., and S. Ryan McLucas of Gettysburg, Pa.; two sisters, Marie Fahnestock of Cascade, Md., and Anna Mae Kendall of Hagerstown; two brothers, Robert Grams of Clear Spring, Md., and Richard Grams of Charlotte, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lee Jewell; brother, William Grams; and grandchildren, Andy and Melissa McLucas.

Services will be Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Dale R. Carver officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Hagerstown Bible Church, 203 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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