Lucille Loughrey Grace

The Payette Independent
Thursday, April 29, 1926

Lucille Loughrey was born at Audobon, Iowa, on July 16th, 1904, and died after a lingering illness at the home of her parents in Payette, on April 25, 1926. While a very small girl she came with her parents to Payette. When she was ten years old she joined the Methodist church. She received her education in the Payette schools graduating from the high school in 1922. During the summer she attended Teachers Normal at Boise, and in the fall accepted a position as teacher in the school on the Payette-Oregon Slope. The next fall she accompanied her parents to California, where at Fullerton, she was married to Oscar Grace of Payette, on November 1, 1923.

She spent the past winter in California, on account of her health, but was brought home to die only a few weeks ago. She is survived by her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Loughrey of Payette, and three brothers, Ettley of Boise, Ray of Portland and Milliard of Payette. The many friends who loved her for her sweet and cheerful nature, like to remember the sweet unfailing patience with which she bore her suffering, and are comforted by the knowledge that at the last she slept her life away and that the end was filled with peace. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. V. E. Hall from the Methodist church on Monday afternoon and interment was made in Riverside Cemetery.


We wish to thank all the friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted in any way during the sickness and death of our beloved daughter and sister, Lucille. Also for the beautiful floral offerings. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Loughrey, Ettley Loughrey and wife, Roy Loughrey, Millard Loughrey

Payette Enterprise (Thursday, April 29, 1926)

Lucille Loughrey Grace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Loughrey, of this city passed away at an early hour Sunday morning, April 25th after making a strenuous battle for life for the past two years, during which time everything was done known to medical science and the tender care of loving parents and friends, but the strong hand of the dreaded disease, tuberculosis seemed beyond control and the death angel came to her relief.

She was born at Auburn, Iowa, July 10th, 1904, and came to Payette with her parents when 4 years of age where she grew to womanhood and through her kind and sweet disposition made a host of friends whose hearts are greatly saddened at her early departure while yet in the bloom of youth.

She became converted when but ten years of age and joined with the Methodist Church of Payette, where she attended the Sunday School and church services while she was physically able. She graduated from the Payette High School with the "Class of 1922". Her health was not the best during the following year and in June went with her parents to Fullerton, California, returning to Payette in September of that year, and after returned to Fullerton, where on November 1st, 1923 she was united in marriage to Oscar Grace and the following spring returned to Payette where she continued to live with the exception of a few weeks just before her death. Besides her husband and a host of friends she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Loughrey, and three brothers, Etley Loughrey of Boise, Roy Loughrey of Portland, Oregon, and Millard of Payette.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. V. E. Hall pastor, where many sorrowing friends attended and where a profusion of floral offerings spoke in terms of high regard. A large procession followed to Riverside cemetery where the body was tenderly laid in its last resting place.