Lucy Burch Kingery, 77, of Pulaski, died early Saturday, January 30, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

 Lucy was born in Metter, Georgia and was a daughter of Harry and Deborah Foss Burch of Pulaski. She was a 1962 graduate of Metter High School and retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections after twenty-three years of service. Lucy loved to read, make jewelry, and play in her flower garden. She had a happy heart and enjoyed studying biblical history and archeology. To her boys, “You have been the delight and joy in my life”.

 Surviving are her three sons and two daughters-in-law, Hudson Kingery of Athens, Lee and Gretchen Kingery of Cobbtown, and Heath and Ellen Kingery of Claxton; her sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Ben DeLoach of Pulaski; her grandchildren, Elizabeth, Olivia, and Jacob Kingery; her step-grandchildren, Augusta Howard, Ashley McNair, and Trey Smith; five great-grandchildren, Rayne, Tanner, Asher, Jase, and Clay; and several nephews.

 The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel of Metter. Interment will be in Lake Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, Lucy would like for you to “Pay it forward and help someone who needs it”.


 Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.