Lucille Highland (4-29-18) service 5-1-18


Lucille Highland of Walnut Grove passed away on Sunday, April 29, at the age of 89, after a long, faithfully lived Christian life.
Services were held on Tuesday, May 1, at 5 p.m., at Walnut Grove Church of Christ in Savannah with R.L. Qualls, Keaton Franks, David Highland and Paul Briley officiating. Burial will follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery at Savannah.
Lucille was a lifelong resident of the Walnut Grove Community and faithfully attended Walnut Grove Church of Christ from the beginning of the church.
Lucille loved her family, community, church family and friends. The days where her health would let her you would always find her working in the garden, her flower beds or doing good deeds for others.
She also did factory work for many years at The Button Factory, Garran Manufacturing and Parish Gun Factory.
Lucille was loved by all that knew her.
She is survived by her best friend and sister, Beatrice Highland of Savannah; brothers, Eugene Highland of Indiana, Charles Highland, David Highland; and dear sister-in-law June, all of Savannah; a host of nieces and nephews; two very special nieces and caregivers, Susan Benson (Dewayne) and Shanna Jones (Tracy); nephew, Jamie Highland (Tracy), all of Savannah; special great-nieces and nephews, Keshia Jones, who was also a wonderful caregiver and Lucille’s special little girl, Brittany Miller, Shelby Benson, Chloie Hlghland, Cody Jones, Ryan Jones and Cole Highland; great-great-nieces and nephews, Wesley Jones, Ashleynn Holt and Brittleigh Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernie and Bertha Highland; siblings, Villa May Tilley, Flolla Qualls, Thelma Bevis, Geneva Poll, Lois Hlghland and James Highland.
Those serving as pallbeares were Jamie Highland, Cole Highland, Tracy Jones, Cody Jones, Ryan Jones, Dewayne Benson, Troy Benson, Donnie Qualls, Bubba May, Chris Miller.
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Unity Hospice, her nurse, Katie Benson and aide Vanessa Stricklin and Virginia Haynes.