Lucille M. Horton McQueary, 98 of Clay City, passed away July 7, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
She was born April 29, 1907, in Clay County, the daughter of Harley Horton and Jessie Kress Horton. She graduated from high school in 1926. On September 1, 1932, she married Harvey R. McQueary, he preceded her in death. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star, a member of the Jolly Neighbors Homemaker Club and a charter member of the Friendship Homemakers Club. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed sewing for others. She met new friends selling Tupperware and Avon and taught herself to quilt at the age of 80. She loved her cats and cared for several until her health became an issue. She read and studied her bible in daily devotions and was a loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her two sons, Robert K. McQueary and wife Betty of Terre Haute and Victor McQueary and wife Anita of Clay City; four grandchildren, Kent and Sherry McQueary, Kelli and Brian Cunningham, Kathy and Dan Rendant, and Keith and Marissa McQueary; seven great-grandchildren, Mallory, Logan and Collin Cunningham, and Casey, Krista, Jared and Joshua McQueary, Cara and Chad Rendant; one great-great-grandchild Brayden Jacob McQueary; one nephew and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one infant sister and one brother, Claude Horton.
Services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Palmer officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.