Tulsa Race Riot Survivor Lucille Figures, 104, Laid To Rest


Sunday, October 6th 2013, 10:15 am
By: News On 6


Friends and family celebrated the long life of Lucille Figures, one of the last known survivors of the Tulsa Race Riot. The ceremony was held at Vernon Chapel Saturday, where Lucille was a life-long member.

We're told she was a shining light to everyone that knew her, and a pillar of the church.

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"To keep from crying, I'm not going to say too much, because I miss her, and she's a beautiful person," said friend Freddie Harrison.

Lucille Figures was 104 years old.