CHARLESTON -- Lucille Grider DeLine, 86, died at 5:12 p.m. Dec. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born May 13, 1919, in Mississippi County, daughter of the late John S. and Sallie G. Graham Grider, she had lived in Charleston most of her life, where she was employed by Brown Shoe Co. until her retirement. A member of the First Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday school teacher for many years in the 2-year-olds department, she was also a member of the Kingshighway Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.
On March 18, 1949, she married Earl Madison DeLine who preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1990.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Nancy DeLine Short; four brothers, Albert Grider, Carl Grider, Roy Grider and Bill Grider; and two sisters, Pauline Grider and Kathryn Grider.
Survivors include: one daughter, Marilyn DeLine of Charleston; one brother, James Grider of Rogers, Ark.; one sister, Claribel "Susie" Speroff of Kokomo, Ind.; and three grandchildren, Amy Short, Andrew Short and Matthew Short of Charleston.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Keith Huffman, interim pastor of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers will be: Smith DeLine, Bill DeLine, Ray Presson, Roy Presson, Lytle "Pete" Bingham and Tom Graham.