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Date published: 6/26/2014

Lucille LaMotte

On Sunday, June 15, 2014, Lucille Erma Lewis LaMotte passed away in Fredericksburg.

She was the fifth of eight children of the late Harry and Geneva Lewis. Lucille attended Walker-Grant High School and eventually moved to Pontiac, Mich. She returned to Virginia in the mid-1970s and operated a business, LaMotte's Figurettes in Stafford County. She was married to the late Alvin LaMotte Jr.

Lucille leaves to cherish her memory a devoted and loving son, Stephen Lewis of Woodbridge (Supinda); five grandchildren, Lavenia, Steve, Aisha, AnneElise and Julian; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jeanette Robinson of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Anne Robinson of Spotsylvania; brother W. Edgar Lewis of Fort Washington, Md.; and sister-in-law Clarise Lewis. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Two sisters, Lula Smith and Alice Lewis, and two brothers, H. Samuel Lewis and Richard Lewis, preceded her in death.

A memorial service for a celebration of Lucille's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), 801 Sophia St., Fredericksburg. A repast will follow in the lower auditorium.

A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.