Stephany Kay Lacy

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Stephany Kay Lacy, 79, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Sun­day, Oct. 15, 2017, at Cir­cle of Life Hospice-Legacy Vil­lage in Bentonville, Ark. She was born Sept. 3, 1938, in Colum­bus, Kan., to Robert and Doris Gr­isham.

She was a grad­u­ate of Chero­kee County Com­mu­nity High School with the class of 1956.

She and Jay Lacy mar­ried on June 15, 1958, in Colum­bus. She at­tended Wi­chita Univer­sity and Pitts­burg State Univer­sity. She com­pleted her in­tern­ship in med­i­cal tech­nol­ogy at St. Luke’s Hospi­tal in Kansas City, Mo. She ob­tained her li­cense from the Amer­i­can So­ci­ety of Clin­i­cal Pathol­o­gist. She was a long-time em­ployee of Mount Carmel Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Pitts­burg, Kan. She also worked in labs in Kansas City, Jo­plin, Bax­ter Springs and Bentonville, Ark.

A mem­ber of the Pres­by­te­rian Church in Colum­bus, she was an ac­com­plished mu­si­cian and loved her fam­ily. She en­joyed play­ing golf and bridge. She was a Kansas State sport­ing events fan.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents.

Sur­vivors in­clude her hus­band of 59 years, Jay Lacy; a daugh­ter, Pamela Du­ley (Earl) of Car­roll­ton, Texas; a son, Ben­jamin Lacy (Amenda) of Bentonville; a sis­ter, Micki Ward, of Colum­bus; five grand­chil­dren, Erin Sham­lian (Jon) of Dal­las, Texas, Jes­sica Du­ley of Den­ton, Texas, Sophia Lacy, Thomas Lacy and John Lacy, all of Bentonville; and a great-grand­son.

No ser­vices are planned at this time.

A pri­vate memo­rial ser­vice will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made to Cir­cle of Life Hospice, 1201 Legacy Park­way, Ben­tonvill, AR 72712, or to the Colum­bus Foun­da­tion.

Ar­range­ments are by Bella Vista Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tory.

On­line con­do­lences may be made at www.fu­neral­ma­tion.com.

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