Mable E. Luckett, 91, churchwoman, town official

February 26, 2005

Mable E. Luckett, a homemaker, active church member and former Fairmount Heights town councilwoman, died of a bleeding ulcer Feb. 19 at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. She was 91.

She was born Mable Washington in Washington, D.C., where she graduated from public schools.

In 1930, she married the Rev. Arthur Luckett, who was pastor until his death in 1974 of Sylvan Vista Baptist Church in Fairmount Heights.

"She was an active member of her husband's church as well as the Baptist Association of Southern Maryland, Southern United Baptist Mission and Convention and Church Women United," said a daughter, Sarah S. Richardson of Fairmount Heights.

Active in Democratic politics, Mrs. Luckett had been a member of the Fairmount Heights Town Council during the 1980s.

Mrs. Luckett was an avid arts and crafts fan.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Christ, 5354 Sheriff Road, Chapel Oaks, Prince George's County.

Mrs. Luckett is survived by three sons, Arthur C. Luckett and Paul S. Luckett, both of Cedar Heights, Prince George's County, and Daniel G. Luckett of Seat Pleasant; four other daughters, Blanche M. Simmons of Landover Hills, Christine L. Cash of Fairmount Heights, Mable Ellen Pearson and Sandra Hampton, both of Seat Pleasant; 75 grandchildren; 114 great-grandchildren; 66 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren.

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