Geraldine "Lucy" (Boyd) Dennis

Born: Thu., Mar. 2, 1933
Died: Wed., Dec. 24, 2014


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Location: Evangelical United Methodist Church

Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Location: Evangelical United Methodist Church

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Lucy Dennis, 81, of rural Robinson, IL went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 24, 2014.  She was at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Willow Hill, IL on March 2, 1933, she was the daughter of Roscoe and Geraldine (Angle) Boyd.  On June 25, 1954 she married Clifford Dennis and he survives.

Lucy attended Brush Creek Elementary School and graduated from Oblong High School Class of 1950.  She was a homemaker and was a professional Child Care Provider for many years until she retired in 1994.  Lucy worked at the Cheese Plant in Robinson, IL for 4 1/2 years. She was an active member of the Oblong Evangelical United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities.  She was involved in the Methodist Women’s organization at Central United Methodist and Zion-Oak Ridge Methodist Churches.  She was also very active in the HCE (Home Community Education) a member of the TRY HARD HOMEMAKERS UNIT through the State of Illinois Home Extension Service.  Lucy was a long-time volunteer at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

Lucy enjoyed visiting shut-ins at various Nursing facilities and was, for some time, a volunteer Bingo caller at Cotillion Nursing Home.

Lucy will be missed by, not only family members, but by many of her personal contacts.

Survivors include her husband Cliff, of Robinson; her four sons and daughters-in-law: Michael and Debbie Dennis of Grand Terrace, California; Carl and Claudia Dennis of Oblong, IL.; Richard Dennis of Richmond, Virginia; Larry Joe and Hope Dennis of Robinson, IL.; seven grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Rondel Lee and Sherry Boyd of Oblong, IL; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Mary K. Douglas of Robinson, IL and Carol S. and Earl Redmond of Johnstown, OH; two aunts and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Celebration of Lucy's Life Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the EUM Church, 201 East Main St., Oblong, Illinois with visitation from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM  Sunday at the Church.

THE FAMILY REQUESTS in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the EUM Church, Good Samaritan Hospice, or the Oblong Schools Academic Foundation with envelopes at the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL.  62449

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David and Jeanine Taylor
   Posted Fri December 26, 2014
To the family of Lucy Dennis:

We are sorry to hear of her passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ellen (Hand) Schug
   Posted Fri December 26, 2014
To Rondel Lee and Sherry, Clifford, Carol Sue and Earl and the rest of Lucy's family-- Friends I've known "forever" -- Wishing you peace and comfort. Sincerely, Ellen (Hand) Schug, Olympia, Washington

Pat Aartman
   Posted Fri December 26, 2014
Prayers for all of Lucy's family.

Brent and Diana Smitley
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Lucy was such a great lady always smiling and never met a stranger we will miss her. Brent and Diana

Judi, Bart and Sarah (Sempsrott) Ridley
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
Dear Clifford and Family, We are so sorry to learn of Lucy's passing. She was a great woman. I know she will be missed by many. She never knew a stranger. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love to you all, Judi, Bart and Sarah Ridley

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