Carolyn George Porter Lucas

Obituary of Carolyn George Porter Lucas

Carolyn George Porter Lucas passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 in Bossier City, Louisiana. She was born on September 11, 1938 in Bastrop, Louisiana to Edward Pearcy George and Anna Neva Overton George. Carolyn married her high school sweetheart, Charles LaPrade Porter on August 16, 1958 in Bastrop, Louisiana. Together they raised three children, Chuck, Neill and Julie. They were happily married for 31 years until Prade’s untimely death on September 24, 1989. Carolyn remarried on May 8, 1993 to Max Cox Lucas. Carolyn worked with Prade at Peoples Water Service of Louisiana until her retirement. She loved her church family at First United Methodist Church in Bastrop. Carolyn enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, who affectionately called her BoBo and Grandmother. She was an avid bridge player and loved to spend time with her lifelong friends from Bastrop. Carolyn enjoyed life to its fullest and was very blessed by those who were part of her life’s journey. Alzheimer’s took so much from her at the end of her life but did not take away her love for her family, friends, and those who cared for her. Funeral Services for Carolyn George Porter Lucas will be held in the Chapel of Golden Funeral Home in Bastrop, Louisiana, on Friday, September 11, 2020 with Reverend Lisa Mayo officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm followed by a celebration of life service at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at Christ Church Cemetery. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Charles LaPrade Porter, Jr and wife Peggy Porter of St. Marys, GA, Neill Chandler Porter, M.D. and wife Amy Jordan Porter of Meridian, MS, Julie Porter Cockrell and husband Bobby Cockrell of Benton, LA, and Max’s children, Keith Lucas, and Cindy Dement and husband Jeff Dement; brother, Thomas George and wife Rosemarie George of Shreveport, LA; grandchildren, Shannon Porter, Emily Porter, Jillian Porter, Charles Porter III, Colleen Porter, Benjamin Porter, Megan Porter, Garrett Porter, Prade Cockrell, Peyton Cockrell, Ashley Dement and Ethan Dement; and two great grandchildren, Lily McLean and Mason McLean. Mrs. Lucas is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Anna Neva George; first husband, Charles LaPrade Porter; second husband, Max Lucas; siblings, Edward George, Jr., William George, Robert George and Elizabeth George. Honored to serve as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Benjamin Porter, Prade Cockrell, Peyton Cockrell, Charles Porter III, Garrett Porter and her nephew Mike George. The family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to their mom’s dear friend Jackie Torbert, her special friend and caregiver Roslyn Fontenelle, and the memory care staff at The Blake of Bossier City. The love that was shown to our mother will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church in Bastrop.
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