Anita Elizabeth Lucas, 45 of Iris St. in Pearisburg departed this life Tuesday morning April 17, 2007 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg after a long and hard fought illness. Born in Pearisburg on December 13, 1961 she was a daughter of the late Julius and Wanda Rock Viars. She was a former employee of Renee Industries, VPI, and several other local job locations, and was a 1981 graduate of Giles High School.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Edward Lucas, a son and daughter-in-law T. J. and Cindy Lucas of Pembroke; a daughter Amber Lucas of the home; her sisters Sandra (Cleve) Robertson of Pearisburg, Cheril (Faye) Pulliam of Roxboro, NC, Carrie (Larry) Spicer of Pembroke; brothers Randy and Wayne Viars both of Pembroke; her mother-in-law Mary Alice Lucas of Pearisburg; brothers-in-law Ricky (Pam) Lucas, Paul (Missy) Lucas, Shane Lucas and Stacy Lucas of Pearisburg, Chris (Lelsie) Lucas of Narrows; and she had the joy of seeing and kissing her first and very special grandchild Brianna Leigh Lucas of Pembroke; and numerous very special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.