Lucreta Nettie Eads

June 25, 1934 ~ September 7, 2021 (age 87)


Lucreta Eads, of Russell Springs, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky. She was 87 years of age.

Born June 25, 1934 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Della Hall Godsey. Lucreta was a homemaker, member of Jennie’s Chapel United Methodist Church, and helped to babysit her grandchildren. She was always very friendly to everyone she met and was liked by all who knew her.

Survivors include two sons, Rex (and Karen) Eads, Gus (and Jackie) Eads, both of Russell Springs; one daughter, Christy Lawless, also of Russell Springs; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by two sisters, Judy Atchinson, of Dayton, Ohio, and Nitalene Anderson, of Somerset; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Lucreta was preceded in death by her husband, James Eads, who passed away on September 14, 2007; six brothers; two sisters; and a son-in-law, Michael Lawless.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home with Brother Glen Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Eads, Tim Eads, Marshall Godsey, Zach Crow, Anthony Lawless and Allen McQueary.

Funeral arrangements for Lucreta are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at


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