February 24, 1921 -- June 21, 2020
Lucille Stephey, 99, of Goshen, died at 3:30 pm, on Sunday, June 21 at
Courtyard of Goshen. She was born on February 24, 1921, in Elkhart, to
Howard and Grace Cart. Surviving are son-in-law, Paul (Penny) Nielsen of
Middlebury; three granddaughters, Doretta Repaich of Granger, Angela
Salvagni of Elkhart, Michelle Freeland of Sahuarita, AZ; three great-
grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and two great-great-
grandchildren on the way. She was preceded in death by her parents;
husbands, Al Davis and Merle Stephey; daughter, Pamela Nielsen; son,
Forrest "Sonny" Davis; grandson, Ryan Anderson; siblings, Deloris,
Howard, Harold, Evelyn, and Fred "Mickey". Lucille worked at Stationers,
Drakes, Nichols Bakery, JC Penney's, and over 20 years at McDonald's.
She was passionate about volunteering at ADEC for kids with special
needs, including her son Sonny. She taught bowling many years for young
children and was the coach for the bowling team Special Olympics. Lucille
was a feisty and determined lady. She was known for saying, "If you don't
use it, you lose it” and “Don’t call me Lucy, my name is Lucille.” Visitation
will be from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 27 followed by a 4:00 pm
funeral service at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street,
Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor Ron Russell. The family
will hold a private burial at a later date in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Bristol.
Memorials may be given to Ronald McDonald House Charities or Special
Olympics. Due to the current health crisis, the funeral home and family
request that anyone attending the services wear a face covering.
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From: Loretta Dickey
May God bless you during this time. She was a wonderful woman. I was
very proud to call her "Aunt Lucille".
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From: Magee Mitchell
I am so glad you came into my life and i got to see you everyday at work.
We got to spend many precious moments together that i will cherish
forever. You are so special to me and will always be. You taught be alot
about life. You lived life to the fullest and took no crap from anyone and
told us all how it was. You are a sassy to the point kind of women and
thats what i loved about you most. I will always hold you close in my
heart and will think about you all the time. I love you Lucille. My
thoughts and prayers are with your family.
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From: Pam Manley
It was a pleasure getting to know Lucille loved her spunk! RIP Lucille!
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From: Shawn Randall
My mom Janet Randall worked for many many years with Lucille at
McDonalds. They were good friends and I remember them going to Aldis
and the cemeterys frequently.