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Lucille Nadine Hackney, Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2011)

She was a member of a highly respected Adair County, KY, family. She was the matriarch of a large family, and leaves 65 direct living descendants. She was a businesswoman in Pekin, IL. She was member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and of the Bethel Baptist Church in Pekin, IL. She was an extraordinarily active woman and served as a Cub Scout den mother, researched genealogy, and was an avid Cubs fan. She enjoyed gospel music, cooking, baking and sewing.
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Lucille Nadine Hackney, 89, of 1500 Terrace Blvd., formerly of John M. Evans Supportive Living Center, passed away at 4:55pmCT, Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Her funeral will be at 10amCT, Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at Bethel Baptist Church, 2720 Broadway, Pekin, IL. Pastor Steven M. Rowell, Pastor Randy Justus, and her grandson, Pastor Kurt Copeland will officiate. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT, Monday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, 500 North 4th Street, Pekin, IL. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, 18119 State Route 9. Pekin, IL.

Lucille Nadine Hackney, Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2011)

She was born Friday, August 25, 1922 in Adair County, Kentucky to Samuel J. and Fannie L. (Neat) Cundiff. She died Wednesday, October 26, 2011, in Pekin, Tazewell County, IL, at the age of 89 years, 2 months, and one day.

She married Fred E. Hackney on March 1, 1941 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He died November 24, 1979 in Peoria. She also was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.

Surviving are the following:
  • Three sons: Fred J. (Pam) Hackney and Larry (Kim) Hackney of Pekin, IL, and Jeff (Debbie) Hackney of Taylorville, IL

  • Three daughters: Sandra (Tom) Ingles, Belinda (Roger) Copeland and Debra (Wayne) Weaver all of Pekin, IL

  • Twenty-one grandchildren

  • Thirty-eight great grandchildren

  • And three sisters: Hazel Little of Phoenix, Arizona, Gerry Stiles and Nina Reinders, both of Peoria, IL
>Lucille was a former member of Grace Baptist Church in Pekin and was currently a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Pekin.

Along with her husband, son and daughter-in-law, Lucille owned and operated the Chink Rink in Pekin, IL, for 12 years. She had previously worked at the 14th Street Market in Pekin for 10 years.

She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Peoria.

She cherished time spent with her family and enjoyed being a Cub Scout Den mother throughout the 1960's. She enjoyed gospel music, cooking, baking and sewing. She also enjoyed researching family genealogy.

Lucille was an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan. She was selected to have a wish granted by the Dreams for Seniors organization and was able to attend a Peoria Chiefs baseball game, where she met one of her favorite players, Ryne Sandberg.Memorial contributions may be given to Bethel Baptist Church 2720 Broadway Pekin, IL 61554, Grace Baptist Church 1301 S. 14th St. Pekin, IL 61554 or to Harbor Light Hospice 2000 W. Pioneer Pkwy. Suite 18 B Peoria, IL 61554.Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, 500 North 4th Street, Pekin, IL, in charge of arrangements.

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Lucille Nadine Hackney, Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2011)

2011-10-30 - 524 N. 4th ST, Pekin, IL - Photo From Preston-Hanley Funeral Home and Crematory.

Lucille Nadine Hackney, Adair Co., KY, native (1922-2011)

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