Juanita Alley Lucas



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Juanita Alley Lucas, 78, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Harris Hospice in Charlotte. She was born March 12, 1939 in Chester, a daughter of the late Bartow Alley and Irene Ramey Alley. She was married to the late Glenn Lucas for 51 years. Mrs. Lucas retired from Joslyn Clark Control. She loved to cook and go shopping. She deeply loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Mrs. Lucas is survived by her children; Chet Melton and his wife, Laura of Myrtle Beach, Debbie Willis and her husband, Mike and Keith Melton and his wife, Annette, both of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Christina Melton; Derek Willis and his wife, Kirsten, Parker Melton and his special friend, Micah Hayes, and Dana Willis; and one great grandchild, Draper Willis; two sisters, Judy Lambert and Nell Turner of Chester; a special sister in law, Glenda Alley of Spartanburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Lucas was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, John Alley and Amos Alley, and a sister, Mary Douglas.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Lucas will be 3:30 pm Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Antioch Baptist Church by Dr. Larry Twitty. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service, from 2:30 – 3:30 pm, Thursday at the church and other times at the home of Debbie and Mike Willis. Memorial contributions may be made to Harris Hospice, 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204 or Antioch Baptist Church, 3052 Taxahaw Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.