Mabel Lucille 'Lucy' Huskey


Mabel Lucille "Lucy" (Gillespie) Huskey, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Bloom at Kokomo. She was born Oct. 12, 1930, in Creech's Coal Camp, Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Bill and Mary Gladys (Simpson) Brock. On Nov. 22, 1950, she married Frank Gillespie, who preceded her in death in 1996. She then married John Huskey on Feb. 14, 1999. He preceded her in death on April 26, 2019.
Lucy was a 1950 graduate of Lily High School in Corbin, Kentucky. She retired from Delco Electronics after 28 years of service. Lucy enjoyed music, served as a church soloist, and also enjoyed ballroom and square dancing, traveling, sewing and crafts.
Lucy is survived by her children, Linda (Steve) Cronk, Tim (Jennifer) Gillespie, and Keith (Cindy) Gillespie; grandchildren, Lindsay Cronk, Adam Cronk, Robert Justin Knapp, Sean Rogers, Brian Rogers, Kerri Gaumer, Jana Dillon, and Andrew Gillespie, along with four great-grandchildren; and best friend and walking buddy, Becky Irick.
Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, a brother, and a sister.
A service celebrating Lucy's life will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Celebrations, 3437 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo. Friends and family are invited to enjoy a reception following the service to visit and share their memories of Lucy. Private inurnment will be held in Albright Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Lucy's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830. Messages of condolence may be left online at
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Published on August 19, 2019
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