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Beverly Lackey, 87, of Meadville, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community.
She was born September 30, 1930 in Sharon, a daughter of Henry and Bernice Blair Meech. She married James Collier in 1950 and he preceded her in death in 1956. She subsequently married Paul H. Lackey in 1959 and he preceded her in death January 21, 2011.
Beverly was a 1948 graduate of Meadville High School. She worked at the Meadville Telephone Company and had also worked at Beacon Tool in Erie and for jewelers in Franklin.
Beverly was active in churches throughout her life wherever she lived.
Survivors include two daughters, Gail Brosius and her husband Craig of Erie and Adrienne Settlemire of Beaufort, SC; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Meech and two nephews, Brent and David Meech, all of North Carolina.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Collier and three brothers, William, Henry, and Carl Meech.
Calling hours will be Friday, December 29th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where the funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Keith Draa, Pastor of Pleasantview Alliance Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Wesbury Foundation, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net.
Published on December 27, 2017
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