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Lucretia Hurley


February 24, 1932
October 22, 2020

Visitation 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Day Macz Funeral Home, Patoka
Funeral 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Day Macz Funeral Home, Patoka

Lucretia I. Hurley, 88, of Odin passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Odin Health Care Center. She was born on February 24, 1932 the daughter of Henry and Lola (Crowell) Austin. She married her sweetheart, Herman Hurley and he preceded her in death on August 15, 2003.

Lucretia’s kind heart will be remembered by her surviving brother Wayne Keeling of Vernon.
Along with her husband, Herman Hurley, Lucretia was preceded in death by both her parents, Henry and Lola Austin.

Lucretia had great organizational skills that she was able to utilize during her time of being employed as a secretary in Michigan. She could not keep enough books on hand as she truly loved the plot of a good, page tuning book. Lucretia’s fighting spirit will be a comfort and a reminder of her life to her brother.

Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is privileged to be assisting the family of Lucretia Hurley with arrangements. A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka with Pastor Richard French officiating. Interment will follow at Patoka City Cemetery. Friends are welcomed to a visitation time with the family from 12:00 P.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home, where those in attendance will be asked to wear a mask and practice social distance protocol. Memorials may be made in Lucretia’s honor to Patoka City Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories of Lucretia may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.