LUCK, Louise Deaver

Louise Deaver Luck passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013.

She was born Marjorie Louise Deaver on March 3, 1929 to William Jess Deaver and Mittie Delilah Brown Deaver at Kopperl, TX in Bosque County. She grew up on the Green Powell Ranch near Kopperl and attended Kopperl schools. At an early age she accepted Christ as her Savior and was baptized in the First Baptist Church at Kopperl. She moved to Taylor in 1952 where in August 1952 she began her career with Bell Telephone Co., later AT&T, as an operator. In 1983 she was promoted to management where she remained until her retirement in February 1990. Louise was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and was an active member of the Austin Chapter as long as her health permitted. In retirement, she most enjoyed participating in her church activities. She traveled with the “Prime Timers” and was an active member of the Alathean Sunday School Class. Another joy of her retirement was traveling with her special granddaughter Brianna and her sons. She loved Galveston and Toledo Bend Lake. She loved major league baseball and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Gary Lynn, and two brothers J.D. Deaver of North Carolina and Cornelius T. (Connie) Deaver of Jarrell, Texas. She is survived by two sons Arlis Barton (Bart) Luck of Temple, Texas and William Brett Luck of La Marque, Texas. Also surviving are granddaughters Brianna Luck of Round Rock, Texas and Marissa Luck of Friendswood, Texas and nephew Tommy Cleveland of Grandview, Texas.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor, Texas. Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the First Baptist Church, 701 Davis Street, Taylor, Texas. Burial will follow at the Meridian Cemetery in Meridian, Texas. Memorial donations may be made to her favorite charity, the Texas Baptist Children’s Home in Round Rock, Texas or the charity of your choice.

Published in Austin American-Statesman on January 29, 2013