Genthia Beatrice Collins Lacy was born May 1st, 1941 in Memphis, TN to Genthia Bell and David Collins, both of whom preceded her in death.

She graduated from Douglas High School in 1959 and relocated to Los Angeles. There she worked for the Los Angeles school district as a Secretary for several years. After uniting with Bill Lacy, the family moved to Waxahachie, TX in 1976.

She gave her life to the Lord and was a member of the Joshua Chapel A.M.E. Church where she served as Secretary, was a member of the S.A. Burnett missionary society, and served on the Trustee board. She was a long time member of the Royal Arts Social & Charity club and served as Treasurer.

She worked for the Texas Department of Human Services for more than 20 years.

Genthia was preceded in death by her husband of over 30 years Bill Lacy.

She leaves to cherish her memories her children: Genthia Lowe Reese, Michelle Lowe Smith, Laine Bernard Lacy (Claudette); her grandchildren; Kenetria Smith, Karenda Reese, Tiffany Smith, Artavius Smith, Tyrone Gipson Jr., Isaiah Lacy; her great-grandchildren: X’Zavier Williams, Cailyn Johnson, Jasmine Howard, Madison Garrett; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will take place on Tuesday, February 13th at 10 a.m. at Joshua Chapel A.M.E. Church under the direction of Community Funeral Home.