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Services for Lusia “Lucy” Harris Stewart to be held at Delta State Feb. 5

By January 26, 2022Community, Press Releases

CLEVELAND, Miss.—Services honoring Delta State University alumna and basketball legend Lusia “Lucy” Mae Harris Stewart ‘77, ’84, ’14 will be held at Delta State on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022.

Harris passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18.  She was 66.

“The Delta State family mourns the passing of Dr. Lucy Harris Stewart, the iconic basketball star who led the Lady Statesmen to three national championships,” said Delta State President William N. LaForge. “We extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends.”

Services for Harris Stewart are as follows:


5 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 4, 2022

Bethesda Five Points Center

Greenwood, MS, 38930


Funeral Service

11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022

Walter Sillers Coliseum

1006 Coliseum Drive

Delta State University

Cleveland, MS, 38732



Greenwood Memorial Cemetery

2913 MS-7, Greenwood, MS 38930



Greenwood Leflore County Civic Center

200 MS-7, Greenwood, MS 38930


Care entrusted to:

Century Funeral Home

801 Walthall Street

Greenwood, MS, 38930