Lucille Quinby

Lucille Quinby, 75, Ellis, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society of Hays.

She was born March 11, 1945, in Ellis, to Celestine J. and Jeanne M. (Ingram) Weaver. She grew up in Ellis and was a graduate of Ellis High School.

She was a cook at the family business, the Skelly Restaurant in Ellis. She later cooked at Alloway’s Restaurant and retired in 2009.

She attended the Ellis Baptist Church.

She enjoyed Elvis music, game shows, and her grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Matthew Quinby and wife, Tamara, Hays; a daughter, Sarita Smith, Ellis; two sisters, Elizabeth Pinney, Hays and Marge Weber, Boone, Iowa; two sisters-in-law, Kay Weaver, Hays and Roxanna Weaver, Sheridan Wyo.; and eight grandchildren, Cassandra Quinby, Blade Quinby, Mataya Quinby, Haven Quinby, Shaylee Smith, Kalen Smith, Korvin Smith and Shyla Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Richard Weaver and Leroy Weaver; a sister, Evelyn Wickham; an infant brother, Paul Weaver; and an infant sister, Agatha Weaver.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020, in St. Mary Cemetery, Ellis.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association in care Cline’s-Keithley of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

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Posted online on October 14, 2020