Jean Audrey Kirby Luckett

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 19, 2018

Jean Audrey Luckett  

Of Melbourne Beach, Florida, passed away on January 5, 2018.

She was a long-time resident of the Washington, DC, area. She was born in the city to Lottie
and William Kirby on April 29, 1932.

She graduated from
Woodrow Wilson High School in 1951.

She met the love of her life, Gordon Luckett, when she was 13 and he was a 16-year-old usher
at the Avalon Theater in Chevy Chase. They were married in 1950. Jean leaves a large legacy
of love, caring for her husband, family and friends. While she relished her home life, she
enjoyed countless motorhome adventures with her husband and took over 40 cruises. She
also loved to decorate her home for all the holidays, especially Christmas.

Jean is survived by her husband, Gordon and her children, Linda Taylor of Melbourne Beach;
Donald Luckett of Silver Spring, MD; Christina Rosenberger and husband, Robert of Lake
Wylie, SC; and Christopher Luckett and wife, Sylvia of Huntingtown, MD. She also is survived
by four grandchildren: Diana Rosenberger, Amy Crittenden and husband, Mike, Liam Luckett,
and Sam Luckett.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on February 17 at the Community Church of Vero
Beach, FL.

A second memorial service will be held in April at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in
Kensington, MD.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Salvation Army.

Anyone wishing to send the family a message or share a story may visit Jean's memorial
page at:  

Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory
1950 20th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 562-2365