Emmaline Henry Lacy
Sequoyah High School ~ Student early 1950s
Funeral services for Emmaline Henry Lacy (Seq. Student-early 1950s), 73, Locust Grove, are Thursday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m., at Little Rock Indian Church with the Rev. Joe Christie officiating. Burial will follow at Little Rock Indian Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Key Funeral Home of Locust Grove.
Lacy was born April 13, 1935, in Claremore, to Swimmer and Emma (Snell) Henry. She died Sept. 28, in Tahlequah.
She grew up in the Little Rock area east of Locust Grove, attending school at Little Rock. She married George Lacy in 1956. The couple lived in San Francisco from 1957 to 1969. They moved back to the Locust Grove area in late 1969. She was the bookkeeper for her husband’s body shop, George Lacy’s Custom Paint and Body from 1977 to 1987. The couple then started Big Daddy’s Smoke Shop which they operated. She retired in June 2007 due to her health. She was a member of the Elm Prairie Baptist Church. She loved cooking, sewing, quilting and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband George Lacy, of the home; three sons, Robert Lacy, Tulsa, Steve Lacy, Rose and Gerald Lacy and wife Carrie, Locust Grove; two daughters, Mary Bell and husband Charles, Tulsa and Christine Ludlow and husband Elvis, Catoosa; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Henry, Claremore and Jess B. Henry Sr., Locust Grove; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Junior James Lacy; one granddaughter, Jaysen Swimmer Bell; brothers, Jack Henry, Luke Henry, Martin Henry and Bert Snell and two infant sisters.
The family will greet friends Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Key Funeral Home of Locust Grove. Friends may leave online condolences for the family at www.keyfuneralhome.com.