February 24, 1919 ~ June 21, 2020

Born in: Smithville, TN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Lucille Demmings was born on February 24, 1919 in Smithville, Tennesse; the second twin daughter of the late Charles E. League and Hallie H. Allen. She was born premature and was small enough to fit in a shoe box.

On February 11, 1946 Lucille was joined in Holy Matrimony to the late Freddie James Demmings. The union was blessed with eight children โ€“ four sons and four daughters.

Education was important to her so much that she received her GED from Crispus Attucks High School on July 3, 1975 at the age of 56.

She was a loving Mother. Grandmother, Sister, and Aunt. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Mrs. Lucille Demmings departed this life on June 21, 2020 at the age of 101. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her sisters Louise Patton(twin) and Robbie Dean Fisher. She leaves to cherish her memory eight children: Ray Francis Demmings, Freddie Lucille Stewart-Sanders(Troy), Meddie Lee Demmings, Helen Doris Demmings, James Louis Demmings, Richard Allen Demmings, Wanda Kay Farris, and Eunice Marie Rutland; also 32 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; other family and friends.


Visitation: June 29, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lavenia & Summers Home For Funerals
5811 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Funeral Service: June 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Lavenia & Summers Home For Funerals
5811 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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  1. This is my beloved Mother Lucille. Niece of Mary Emma Thankful Palmer Anthony. Grandmother to Wayne & Glenda Anthony. Mother Lucille was close to our dad Charles H. Anthony. Remember cousin’s that Mother Lucille is resting on the other side with the rest of the family members. Waiting for 1Corinthians 15: 50-53 will come to pass. Give it all to Christ Yeshua what you can’t handle. Be blessed and stay safe and encouraged. The Anthony Family who’s mom is from Smithville, TN.

  2. Mom,
    The honor of being your son has been THE highlight of my lifetime. Thank you so very very much! Here’s wishing you a serene voyage as you transition.
    Love Always,

  3. Praying God continue to bless comfort and strengthen your family with love and blessings ๐Ÿ’–โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ

  4. Grandma you taught us so much. Everyone has a different story but ultimately you loved us all. I love the story my siblings are sharing with me and talking to the Aunts have let me know more about you. You were a blessing I plan to make you proud in my days without you. Forever in my thoughts! Until we meet again

  5. Rest in Heaven , Ms Demmings. You Have Gone Up Yonder to Be With Our Lord Family, I am sorry about your Mom, I will Pray for everyone. God Bless

  6. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. Mrs. Demmings has always been a staple on that corner all my life….My favorite part of the day was coming home or going to visit my Granny and Mrs. Demmings would always be there with a smile and a wave….I can still see her smiling and waving….God Bless….

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