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Fannie Luckett

August 24, 1925 — September 8, 2022

Waukegan, Illinois

In Loving Memory of Fannie L. Luckett

On August 24, 1925 Samuel William Lynch and Pearl White-Lynch were blessed with the arrival of their fifth child, Fannie Lynch in Learned, MS. Fannie soon joined her family in worship services at the Morning Star M. B. Church. She confessed a hope in Jesus Christ and was baptized at age 7; Fannie had a been active member of the Way Through The Word Ministry Church since 2010 under the leadership of Pastor Rev. Ellie J. Coleman, until her health recently failed.

Fannie attended a one-room schoolhouse affiliated with Morning Star, M. B. Church attending that school until the 7th grade; then worked chopping cotton until 17. Fannie enrolled and completed a Beauty College’s 18 month program, she became licensed at 19; and maintained her cosmetology credentials until she was 87.

Fannie was also proud to have learned the craft of sewing and quilting from her paternal grandmother (Fannie) as well as her mother (Pearlie), both of whom had worked as seamstresses at times in their own respective lives. Fannie was well known for her high quality work which she continued to perform up to age 89. All the while Fannie also worked as a kitchen supervising manager at Great Lakes Naval Base from 1962 until she retired in 1988 at age 64.

Fannie met L.C. Luckett; who was a baker from Canton, MS and she was a maid. They married in 1943 and moved to Jackson, MS. They remained there, until Feb. 8, 1951 then relocated to El Paso, Texas where he was assigned as a Private First Class to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery an Army Transportation Company, until Feb. 7, 1953 when he was honorably discharged.

The two of them had a beautiful baby girl, Beverly Jean Luckett; she preceded her parents in death on July 23, 1952.  Fannie’s husband, the late, L.C. Luckett was fishing with friends tragically drowned when their fishing boat overturned in Wilmot, Kenosha, WI on Oct. 15, 1962.

Fannie 97 years old, slept away on Sep 8, 2022 at 7:17PM at the Highland Park Hospital; she leaves to mourn her departure, but celebrate her ascension a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, friends, neighbors and her Pastor Rev. Coleman, she had come to rely on; also some others she loved and thought of fondly, like Gloria, Kenneth, Debbie, Toni, Kim, Kiera, and Royce along with generous and kind, church members.

Fannie was the last  member of her immediate family to transition from a mere mortal into eternal immortality; she was preceded by her parents, Samuel William Lynch Sr., Pearl W. Lynch, and her siblings, William Charles Lynch, Estella Eudora Lynch-Stamps, Evangeline Lynch-Curry, John (R) Lynch, Samuel Lynch Jr. and Ruth Lynch-Johnson.

The Home Going service schedule will be added once finalized.

Warren Funeral Home 1475 N. Cemetery Rd. in Gurnee, Illinois 60031 has been entrusted by Ms. Luckett's Family to assist them with her arrangements. For more information, please call: 847-855-2760.

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