Commonwealth Journal


November 27, 2012

Lucille Meece Terry


Lucille Meece Terry passed away peacefully at home on November 22, 2012. She was born in Pulaski County to parents Mary (Edwards) and Theodore Meece. She was the devoted wife of James Edward Terry.
She retired from Elkhorn Middle School (Franklin County Schools) as a financial secretary and had previously worked at Elkhorn Elementary School.
Mrs. Terry graduated from Frankfort High School and attended Kentucky State University and Eastern Kentucky University.  She was a member of Capital Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Frankfort Arts Foundation, and was a past member of the Woman’s Club of Frankfort and the Capital Area Art Guild. She volunteered for the Kentucky Book Fair.
She was a kind, caring, and very creative person. She loved her family and friends and was devoted to them.  Her beloved family farm in Somerset was most dear to her and her family. Most important to her also was the rescue of cats.
She cherished the arts and her community. An artist, she created hand painted scarves and beautiful landscape paintings, as well as, countryside photographs. She was chairperson of the Arts & Crafts Juried Exhibition for Capital Expo Festival for many years. She also served as the Arts & Crafts Chairperson of the Franklin County Fair and the Woman’s Club of Frankfort. She was a Patron and a dedicated volunteer for the Frankfort Arts Foundation.
Lucille Meece Terry enjoyed creating recipes and preparing gracious meals in her home for her family. She was a Field Editor for Taste of Home magazine. Her recipes have also been printed in Southern Living, Country, The State Journal, Lexington Herald-Leader, among other publications. She won numerous awards for her original culinary creations including the Fourth of July Great American Apple Pie Contest several times.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Terry.

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