Love Broyles Lucas

Published 9:23 am Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Love Broyles Lucas, a 50-year resident of Titusville, Fla., died July 9, 2015. She was born in Erwin in 1921 and grew up there. She was preceded in death in 2010 by her husband of 68 years, William D. Lucas (also from Erwin). They lived in Elizabethton for 15 years before going to Florida.
She is survived by three daughters, Love Sullivan (Winter Springs, Fla.), Anne Chung (Honolulu, Hawaii), and Deane Shelton (Titusville, Fla). There are also five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lucas was a prolific quilter in the later chapter of her life. Earlier, she was a published author and teacher. Although away for decades, she always treasured her deep roots in the Tennessee mountains.
A detailed obituary of her life can be seen at

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