Lucille Garcia

Posted Online: June 26, 2014, 11:01 pm
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Lucille "Lucy" Garcia, 64, of East Moline, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Lucille was born May 19, 1950, in Rock Island, the daughter of John and Cecelia Espinosa Powell. She married Herculano Garcia in 1970, in Rock Island.
Survivors include her daughters (and son-in-law), Carie (Mauro) Cervantes, Nashville, Tenn., and Emily Garcia, Texas; sons (and daughters-in-law), Shawn (Anna) Garcia, Moline, and Marco (Laura) Garcia, Bettendorf; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters (and brother-in-law), Patricia (Alan) Griffin, Moline, Sarah Blake, East Moline, and Delores Webb, Arizona; brother (and sister-in-law), John (Linda) Powell, Las Vegas; and best friend, Janey Jernigan, East Moline. She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Christina.
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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
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