Lucille Malone, 90 of Chattanooga, died on May 16, 2012.
Mrs. Malone was the first black woman professional barber in the Chattanooga area, owner and operator of the Green Light Barber Shop, as well as being very active in the community and pioneer of the Washington Hills Garden Club. She was a caregiver to many families in need of assistance for their loved ones. She was faithful member of First Baptist Church on E. Eight Street, and devoted member of the Ladies Guild. Prior to her brief illness she worked with the city of Chattanooga Commodity Program and Political Voting Process in her district.
Mrs. Malone was preceded in death by her parents, Georgia Bridges Favors and John Henry Favors, husband, Samuel L. Malone, sisters and brothers, Lula Mea Favors, Mae Lizzie Hughes, Lois F. Robinson, John H and Annie Bell Favors, Mattie and Albert Favors, Kathryn and J. B. Favors, Louise and Albert Favors.
She is survived by her sister, Katye Pollard of Cleveland, Ohio. and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, dear friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be on Tuesday, May 22, at 12:30 p.m., graveside, at National Cemetery, with Pastor William Terry Ladd III officiating.
The body will lie in state on Monday, May 21, after 1:30 p.m. at Trammell Chapel of Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home, 913 East M. L King Blvd., 267-1244.