Lucille Marie Sweeney, born June 9, 1937 in Casa Grande, Ariz., who was raised in Kingman, passed peacefully at home in Wilcox, Ariz., this past Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Loniel M. Sweeney Sr., and her mother and father, Charles and Estelle Hopkins.
She is survived by her three daughters: Alberta Allsup, Carletta Escobedo, Christine Creager; and one son, Loniel Sweeney Jr.
Lucille was the oldest of 10 children. Four sisters: Peggy Maders, Charlsie Ramay, Bernice Owen and Janie Marley, and five brothers: Chuck, Nathan, Darrall, Dale, and Daniel Hopkins. She has six grandchildren: Shelley Mitchell, Angel Elliot, Arcel Allsup, Joseph, Dashia and Rito Escobedo, and 12 great grandchildren.
A memorial to celebrate her life will be held at the Hilltop Foursquare church 2215 Emerson Ave., in Kingman, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. Friends and family are invited to come and share memories of Lucille.