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Visitation: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home Chapel

Interment: Following the Service

Location: Peninsula Memorial Park

Willie Ora Powell Lucado, 92, of Newport News passed away on Friday December 17, 2021.  She was a loving, caring, selfless wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Lucado and was preceded in death by her brother, Vernard E Powell Jr.; sister, Doris Powell and beloved son, Robert Dale Lucado.

Born in Lynchburg, VA, Willie was the daughter of the late Vernard E Powell Sr. and Thelma Dawson Powell.  Willie was a seamstress by trade and retired in 1983 from Gloria Manufacturing to be a fulltime caregiver to her son, Dale whom she devoted 38 years to. 

She is survived by her brother, Ray Powell; sister, Francis Jones and her three daughters, Gail Lucado-Phelps, Donna Lucado Dudley (George) and Pamela Lucado Phaup.  She was a warm and loving grandmother to her seven grandchildren Roberta (Rob), Ardith (Andy), Jeremy, Josh, Ryan, Courtney (Randy) and Erin(Ward) and great-grandmother of 8. 

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m.  on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Weymouth Funeral Home with services to begin at 2:00p.m.  Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

The family will receive family and friends at the home of Donna and George Dudley after the services as well. 

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#5 Jennie and buck 2021-12-25 00:17
Oh Donna, Gail, Pam and all family members..we are just seeing this...our hearts are broken to the loss of this beautiful mom,grandma and great grandma...she was the rock of the Lucado family and raised such a wonderful family. She will always be a part of me and the smile and laughs I will hold dear...wrapping our arms around you all
#4 Charles D. Spruill 2021-12-21 16:54
So sorry for your loss. May God be with your family.
#3 Diane Rock 2021-12-21 16:27
My thoughts and prayers for the family. I have many fond memories of your mom.
#2 Brownie Haracivet 2021-12-21 16:20
I will forever treasure the visits I had with Willie. She was indeed a very special lady.
#1 Doug Payson 2021-12-21 13:35
Very sorry to receive the news of Nanny Lucado's passing. I hope all of the family can celebrate the long life she lived. My deepest condolences to all family members.
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