Graveside services for Mrs. Lucy Frances Waugh Diehl will be held Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Springhill Cemetery with a memorial service following at 11 a.m. in Springhill United Methodist Church, 104 4th St. NW, Springhill with Rev. Bill McLain officiating. Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill will handle arrangements.
Lucy Frances Waugh Diehl died August 29, 2011. Lucy was born August 24, 1909 in Sumner, Missouri to James Gilliam Waugh and Artie Smart Waugh. She met her husband-to-be, Donald DeWitt Diehl while in high school in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. They both attended the University of Arkansas. Lucy later taught school in Eureka Springs and married DeWitt. They eventually settled in Springhill where she also taught school. She and DeWitt owned and operated Quality Cleaners for more than 28 years. She was a faithful member of Springhill Methodist Church, singing in the Chancel Choir, and an active member of the Baxter Sunday School class. Lucy was a 75-year member of PEO.
Lucy relocated to John Knox Village in Lee's Summit, Missouri in 1999. She was a member of Country Club UMC and the Meriwed Sunday School class.
She is survived by her daughter, Diana Nesbit and son-in-law, Raymond; a brother, Richard Waugh, Los Altos Hills, California; two granddaughters: Nancy Laster and her husband, Stan of Plano, Texas and Evelyn Nesbit, Lee's Summit; and nieces and nephews.
Family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to the church.
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