Ruth Lucille Sackett, 87, of Granite City, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014 at St. Louis University Hospital.
She was born on November 9, 1926 in Granite City, a daughter to the late Morgan and Myrtle (Carter) Emmons.
Lucille was a life long homemaker and a member of Nameoki United Methodist Church in Granite City. In her free time, she stayed active by enjoying painting, square dancing, working crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy and sewing. She will be remembered for her loving heart and the many special times she shred with her family and friends.
She is survived by and will be missed by her son, Vernon Paul Sackett of Elgin; daughter, Susan Lynne Sackett of Williamsville; and grandson, Jon Sackett of Elgin.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon W. Sackett, whom she married on November 25, 1948.
Friends may call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City.
In celebration of her life, services are Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Pate officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Memorials are suggested to Nameoki United Methodist Church.