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Lucille J. Torr

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Lucille J. Torr, 103, Brazil, passed away March 5, 2010.

She was born June 2, 1906, south of Center Point, to George and Nettie Baughman Meyer.

She attended the Longenecker Grade School and graduated from Sugar Ridge Township High School in 1924, and Brazil Business School in 1925.

She worked for several years at Hulman and Company in Terre Haute, until 1936, when she returned to Brazil and was secretary and office manager for Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA).

She was Clerk of the Ration Board and supervised the 1950 Census in Clay County. She worked in the Clay County Courthouse and served as Deputy Recorder.

She retired as bookkeeper and secretary at Pell Homes in 1976, after 20 years.

In her earlier years, she worked with the Girl Scouts.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her first husband Harry W. Beasley in 1935, and husband Harold E. Torr in 1981, brothers Charles, Alfred, Roy (World War I), and Herbert Meyer, sisters Ruth Youngblood Wallace and Marjorie O. Houser, nephew Alton M. Meyer and great-nephew William Meyer.

She attended Fatch Chapel Methodist Church and was currently a member of Brazil First United Methodist Church, where she attended for many years.

She was also a 50-year member of OES No. 80 of Brazil.

Survivors include son Harold Beasley and wife Carolyn, Brazil, grandsons Mark (Penny), Michael (Beth), and Martin (Kristen), all of Brazil, granddaughter Marcia Kilpatrick (Chris), Zionsville, great-grandchildren Chad (Stephanie), Eric, Ryan, Austin, and Emma Beasley, all of Brazil, C.J. and Caitlyn Kilpatrick, Zionsville, great-great-granddaughters Makayla and Clara Beasley, Brazil, niece Lois Holley and nephew David Hauser.

Services for Lucille will be at French Funeral Home, at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, 2010, with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating.

Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home, Tuesday, from 11 a.m., until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

Visit www.frenchfuneral-home.com to light a candle in her memory.