Krause, Lucille Pittman (2008)

Obituary of Lucille Pittman Krause ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Lucille Pittman Krause, 93, of Marion went to be with the Lord Tuesday December 9, 2008 at McDowell Hospital.  She loved taking care of others around her.  She was born March 13, 1915 in Yancey County, NC to the late James Sabre Pittman and Lucy Edmonds Pittman.  She was the oldest charter member of End Time Anointing Church and retired from Burlington Industries.  Ms. Krause loved flowers, gardening, reading and travel.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband William Burgin Krause, Jr.

Surviving are one son Johnny Krause of Marion; three daughters, Helen Simmons Lonon and husband Calvin, Patricia Stroud and Billie Rhom all of Marion; one sister Hazel Forbes of Marion; two sisters-in-law, Doris Pittman of Suffolk, VA and Velma Krause Baucom of Marion; a very special friend and neighbor Pat Williams of Marion; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews spanning five generations.

Services were held at 2:00 PM on Friday December 12, 2008 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Calvin Lonon and Rev. Danny Lonon officiating.  Burial followed at McDowell Memorial Park.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family.  Words of comfort may be shared with the Krause family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 17, 2008 Volume 14 # 50