Lucille Marquess was born on September 18, 1928, in Ashland, Ore., to Frank and Leona Marquess. She passed away on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, in Florence, Ore. Lucille graduated from Talent High School in 1946. Richard Leon Hartley and Lucille were married on April 6, 1947. They had five children, Gregory, David, Carrie and twins, Carol Diane and Vernon Carl, who did not survive. Richard died of unidentified meningitis on January 14, 1955.
In August 1957, Lucille and Harold Harris were married, and made a home together for 32 years. Harold passed away while they were living in Ontario, Ore., on March 1, 1989. Lucille and Vincent LePiane were married on January 11, 1992. They moved to Florence, Ore., in 1994, where she lived until her death.
Survivors include her husband; brother; two sons; daughter; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker all of her life, and an avid quilter.
A celebration of Lucille's life, will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011, 1:00 p.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Dr., Medford, Ore. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Epic Bible College, 5225 Hillsdale Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95842. www.epic.edu