Lucille Eckert Assink, of Wesson, passed away Sunday April 29th at Riggs Manor Methodist Retirement Community in Raymond after a brief illness. She was 91 years old.
Visitation is Friday, May 4, from 5-8 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service. Funeral services are 11:00 am on Saturday May 5, 2012 with burial at Sweetwater United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Born and raised in Birdseye, Indiana, she graduated from Birdseye High School. She is preceded in death by her husband Noel H. Assink, mother and father Norma Jackson Eckert and Floyd Eckert, and three of her seven brothers Lester, Robert, and Larry Eckert.
Lucy was a member of Decell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wesson, MS, The Wesson Fifty Plus Club, The Wesson Garden Club, and The Wesson American Legion Women’s Auxilliary. She was employed by Sears as an Interior Designer, she managed the Wesson Senior Citizens Center, and was a Cub Scout Den mother, Girl Scout and 4H Leader, Little League team mother, and Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include: sons Terence N. Assink and wife Sandra, Franklin, TN, Michael L. Assink and wife Cynthia, Loyd Star, and Randall W. Assink and wife Lynda, Ridgeland; daughters Kathy Assink Dicharry and husband Lawrence, Cabool, MO, Rebecca Assink Hennington and husband Eric, Mumbai, India.brothers Gerald Eckert, English, Indiana, Glenn Eckert, Indianapolis, Ronald Eckert, Eckerty, Indiana, Gordon Ray, Jasper, Indiana, and sister-in-law Dorothy Assink Wittig, Loyd Star; grandchildren Michael Assink and wife Frances, Emily Assink Haley and husband Joseph, Joseph Assink, William Assink, Seth Assink and wife Candace, Stephen Assink, Josiah Dicharry, Paul Dicharry, Miriam Dicharry, Loretta Dicharry, Kyle Hennington, Connor Hennington and four great-grandchildren Isaac, Catherine, Presley, and Piper Assink.
Donations to the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation would be appreciated.
To express your thoughts to the family, you may visit riverwoodfamily.com and click on her name to leave a comment
--Copiah County Courier 5/1/2012