lucas joaMADISONVILLE, KY - Jo Ann Lucas, 52, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

She was born March 25, 1959 in Madisonville, KY to the late John B. Downing and Delora Epley Downing. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Michael Downing.

She is survived by her husband, Tony Lucas of Mortons Gap; one daughter, Augusta Rodgers, of Dover, TN; one son, Heath W.B. Rodgers of Madisonville; one step-son, Ryan Lucas of Simi Valley, CA; two sisters, Michelle Adams and Lorrie Downing of Madisonville; one John Downing of Greenville and six grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 23, 2011, at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Rich officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Madisonville.

Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Heath Rodgers, Tony Lucas, Zachary Hager, John Hager, Steve Browning and Scott Adams.

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