Lucille Vandegrift

August 24, 2020

Lucille Vandegrift, 90, Everton, Missouri passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020.

Lucille was born January 3, 1930, the daughter of Jinks and Ada (LaFollette) Keatts in Billings, Missouri.

Lucille was an avid gardener of many different types of plants and flowers. She was a member of the Jolly Homemakers Club, Everton Booster Club, and American Legion Auxiliary. She also collected Precious Moments.

Lucille was active in the Everton Christian Church for as long as her health allowed and was involved with many activities there. Lucille adored her family and loved spending time with them.

Lucille and Charles D. Vandegrift were united in marriage on May 16, 1948. To this union two children were born. They shared over 63 years together, before Charles’ passing in 2012.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles; two brothers and one sister.
Lucille is survived by her loving family, son, Royce and wife Conita Vandegrift of Everton, Missouri and daughter, Vicki Martin of St. Charles, Missouri; six grandchildren: Todd and wife, Karen Vandegrift, Scott and wife Susan Vandegrift, Carmen and husband Tony Morrow, Chris and wife Carrie Martin, Brad and wife Darchelle Martin, and Jeff and wife Heather Martin; great-grandchildren: Tristan and wife Ashley, Lexi, Gavin and Ethan Vandegrift, Josh Harris, Abby Martin, Hayden Johnson, Landon, Piper, Harper and Jensen Morrow, Abriella and Finley Martin, Julian Martin; great-great grandchildren, Aurora Vandegrift and Ruby Harris; sister, Betty Terry; other family and friends.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2020 at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove, Missouri. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the funeral home with burial to follow at Sinking Creek Cemetery, Everton, Missouri. The family would prefer for friends and family to wear masks at visitation and funeral.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be left in Lucille’s name to CMH Hospice or Ash Grove Health Care Facility and may be left at the funeral home.