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“Ellen and Carolyn, the news of your loss reached us here in Oregon, and Cody, Marc and I send our most heartfelt sympathy. Your father was always...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Patricia Perritt Niebergall - OR

“Mr. Lacy was a wonderful mentor and friend during my years serving as a programmer under him at McAlister. He was such a gentlemen when I traveled...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Owen Wynne - Mansfield, TX

“Dear Mrs. Lacy and Family: We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet man. You two were so kind to do the Butterfly slides for our 4-H...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Terri Story - Magnolia, AR

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Candy & Rusty Adams ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Candy Adams - Magnolia

“I am already missing Sterling, Every week when asked by the acting Rotary president, "Sterling? Do we have a song?" Sterling always had the same...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: David and Angie Taylor - Magnolia, AR

“Carolyn and Ellen, Loved Sterling and his singing each week at Rotary. Thinking of you both during this time. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Christine Hammond Durham - AR

“Mr Lacy was my neighber, I helped with his labs (I named my lab Lacyboy after him)and he loved us kids.Jeep rides in our neighborhood were Sterling...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Cathy Johnson - Magnoia, AR

“Sterling was always a happy, endearing man who was complimentary of me and those he met. Nice memories of him and his wonderful family. Love to you...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Ken Stonecipher - Nashville, TN

“Carolyn, I am sorry to hear about the lost of your father. I remember your father from the genealogy society and how he love to go watch the birds....Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Evers Wilson - Magnolia, AR

“Ellen and Carolyn sorry about your father's death. Praying for you both at this difficult time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Hunter - Magnolia, AR

“Sterling was kind enough to take me birding when I was in grade school and jr high. Great to learn from the best.I cherish the memories of getting up...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Meyer MD - Fayetteville, AR

“I am so sorry for the loss of this fine man. Daddy worked with Mr. Lacy at McAlester Fuel Company. He never failed to buy Girl Scout cookies from...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jane Carrie Patrick - Sugar Land, TX


Sterling S. Lacy, Jr., 88 of Magnolia, Arkansas died Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia. Sterling was born December 5, 1924 in El Dorado, Arkansas to the late Sterling and Ruby (Bailey) Lacy.
Sterling served in the United States Army as Corporal during WWII and the Korean War and was a petroleum engineer and retired from the McAlester Fuel Company. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Rotary Club, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Arkansas Audubon Society and the Columbia County Master Gardeners.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Emma Lee (Morgan) Lacy and brother Dr. Robert E. Lacy.
He is survived by his wife Loice Kendrick Lacy of Magnolia; daughters MaryEllen Lacy and Carolyn Lacy Miller and husband David B. both of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren Stephen Hasley of Denver, Colorado, John Hasley of Dallas, Texas, Will Hasley and wife Amanda of Durham, North Carolina; step grandchildren Kyle Miller and wife Katy and Meredith Bebee and husband Kyle both of Dallas, Texas; and three step great grandchildren; Loice's children, Peggy Stemmans and husband Mike of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ronnie Kendrick and wife Eileen of Coleman, Texas, Dr. Terry Kendrick and wife Tina of Shreveport, Louisiana, Don Kendrick and wife Cathy of Ft. Worth, Texas; Loice's grandchildren, Michelle Ruston and husband Johnnie of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mark Stemmans and wife Amanda of Lantana, Texas, Scott Kendrick, Chris Kendrick and wife Shelly, Jenny Massia and husband Mark all of Natchitoches, Louisiana, Sarah Sledge and husband Logan, David Kendrick and wife Sarah Katherine, Kate Godfrey and husband Will all of Shreveport, Louisiana, Leslie George and husband Shaun of Texarkana, Texas, Thomas Kendrick and wife Brittany of Benton, Louisiana; and fifteen great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 20th at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mike Morgan officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1417 North Jackson St., Magnolia, AR 71753 or to the Arkansas Audubon Society, c/o Terry Butler, Treasurer ,P.O. Box 313, Pangburn, AR 72121-0313

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