Mrs. Lucille Scotton Currie, was born April 26, 1932 to late parents Sam and Nottie Dark. She departed this life, unexpectedly on Friday, September 20, 2019.
Lucille was a devoted and loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She loved her family like none other, always willing to go without so someone else could have. She looked forward to her family coming together any time that they possible could and once they were together you could always hear her famous saying when it was time to depart, “well, you ain’t got to be in such a big hurry”. She was the glue that kept the family together.
Lucille attended a local community school and was taught by Mrs. Mable Bowden near the family’s home. She was later educated at Chatham County Training School which became Chatham High School. She was a housekeeper and homemaker early in her career while later retiring after 30 years of service with Townsend Foods.
Lucille was a devoted Christian and dedicated member of Rocky River Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and attended regularly until the end. She served as Deaconess, on the Usher Board, Missionary Auxiliaries and in other capacities throughout her time in the church.
Lucille and her youngest daughter Cherry gained their wings together. Lucille is also preceded in death by her daughter; Ann Edwards, brothers; Jerome Dark, Willis Dark, and Wade Dark and sisters; Ruth Patterson and Mary Rodgers.
Lucille leaves to her precious memories to cherish:
Jesse Scotton Jr (son), Betty Jo Scotton (daughter), and Phil Lee Scotton (son), (a special grandchild) Tanga Scotton; Harvey Dark (brother), Inez Glover (sister), and Geniece Eubanks (sister). Along with 9 Grandchildren, 32 Great Grandchildren, and 9 Great-Great Grandchildren with a host of relatives and friends.
Family will be receiving guest at 1198 Gees Grove Rd. Siler City, NC.
Family being served by Knotts and Son-Siler City
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