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Obituary for Barbara Jane Lucas (Taylor)

Barbara Jane Lucas, 70, of Atchison, KS went to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at Amberwell Health, Atchison, KS.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the Faith Bible Fellowship, with Pastor Stephen Lucas officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison, KS . The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 19th, 2022, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Faith Bible Fellowship and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral home. Condolences and remembrances may be left online at

Barbara was born on March 3, 1951, in Charleston, West Virginia the daughter of Mervin S. and Hazel Dorothea (Snodgrass) Taylor, Sr. She graduated from Dunbar High School in 1969. She was married to Stephen Lucas on December 26, 1969. They moved to Atchison Kansas and Barbara worked as an eye technician for Dr. Haug before joining the Moyes Eye Center in Kansas City, retiring in 2015. She was a Charter Member of the Faith Bible Fellowship Church, was a wonderful wife, mother, homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, shopping, sewing, baking and cooking, gardening flowers and was a pet lover, especially her dog Pepper.

Survivors include her husband, Pastor Stephen Lucas, of the home, six daughters Candi (Brian) Wozniak, Olathe, KS, Jenni (Lacey) Lucas-Brown, Valley Falls, KS, Sarah (Mike) Wahwahsuck, Atchison, KS, Rachel (Chuck) Griffith, Olathe, KS, Tiffani (Jeff) Alexander, Clinton, ILL, and Stepheni (Chris) Peters, Atchison, KS, a brother Mervin S. (Phyllis) Taylor, Jr., Oak Island, NC, a sister Carolyn (Charlie) Muck, Hurricane, WV., twenty-two grandchildren and two great grandchildren whom she loved very much. Her parents, and a brother Jerrold Taylor preceded her in death.