Betty Ann Belin Lucas was born on April 2, 1964, in Florence, a daughter of the late Mattie Mae Belin and Riley Frost. She died on Sept. 9, 2017.

Betty received her education from the public schools in Florence County. Betty was known for her great cooking and giving advice. She was joined in holy matrimony to her soul mate, Robert Lucas, and to this union one son was born, Dharon Lucas.

She leaves to cherish her memories: six children, Diana Washington, Shonta Johnson and Dahron Lucas, all of Sumter, Willie Johnson of Florence, Bryan Johnson of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Ashley Johnson of Columbia; seven brothers, Leroy Mack, Freddie Belin, Julius Belin, David Plowden and Robert Frost, all of Florence, Anthony Belin of Pamplico and Pete Belin of Orlando, Florida; three sisters, Gloria Wright of Columbia, co-pastor Fannie McCoy of Manning and Elizabeth Belin of Sumter; six special daughters, NIssa McCoy Law, Cassandra Belin, Lavetta Grant, Kadidrea Calhoun, Katana Thomas and Danielle McGinty; a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sierra Johnson; and her mother, Mattie Belin.

Public viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today at Job's Mortuary.

Mrs. Lucas will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. on Saturday for viewing until the hour of service.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Salem Chapel & Heritage with Co-Pastor Fannie McCoy officiating.

The family will be receiving friends at the home, 105 White Oak Park Road, Sumter.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.