Lucille Kingery

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Lucille Kingery07/26/1944
Lucille (Kingery) DeLong, aged 31 years and 18 days, died Wednesday morning, July
26, 1944 at her home three miles east of Knoxville, after a battle with cancer.

Lucille was born in Marion County, IA on July 8, 1913, the daughter of Edward F.
and Nellie (Robus) Kingery. She was their middle child. Her brothers were Johnnie
Kingery (1906-1958) and Kenneth Kingery (1926-2003).

Lucille married Forest DeLong,
February 23, 1934 in Des Moines, IA. Three children were born to this union Robert
Lee DeLong (KHS 1952), James Edward DeLong (KHS 1955), and Betty Lou (DeLong) Bishop
(KHS 1958).

Funeral services were held Friday July 28, at 2 p. m. at the Bybee and Davis funeral
home, with Rev. M. M. Pigg officiating.

Interment in Graceland.