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Lucille Adelle Rollins

03/18/1930 - 03/28/2016
Service Date: 04/01/2016
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Alta Mesa Stake Center, 5350 E. McLellan Road, Mesa, Arizona

Lucille Adelle Rollins passed away on March 28, 2016 in Gilbert, AZ. Lucille was born on March 18, 1930 in Danforth, Maine to Richard Kenneth Gray and Leone Elizabeth Neal. She moved with her husband and children from Maine to Mesa, AZ in 1974 and resided there the remainder of her life.

Lucille was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She was devoted to her family and had a great gift for nurturing. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which she served many positions faithfully. Her faith in the Lord was strong and true to the end. She loved nature, literature and never failed to see the beauty around her. She enjoyed reading, painting and gardening. She was truly happy when in the service of others.

She is predeceased by her loving husband Leland Jay Rollins, her siblings Anita Campbell, Joan Tolman, and Vance Gray Sr, and son Timothy Rollins.

She is survived by her sisters Maxine Virgie and Beverly Bubar, her brothers Richard, Roger and Rex Gray, her children Richard & Rosilie Rollins, Jon & Didi Rollins, Lawrence & Patricia Rollins, Christopher & Dominique Rollins, Melanie & Kerry Whetten, Anne & Robert Howard and Aimee & Alec Eymer; daughter-in-law Patti Rollins and foster daughters Georgia & Wayne Mathison and Regina & Richard Waite; 35 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren, of blood and heart.

Visitation is Thurs., March 31, 2016 from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s University Chapel, 3529 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ. Funeral services are Fri., April 1, 2016 at 10 AM, with visitation at 9 AM, at the Alta Mesa Stake Center, 5350 E. McLellan Rd., Mesa, AZ 85205. Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel.



  • Richard and Lea Jarvis

    Dear Friends, We are so sorry we will not able to be with you as your beautiful mother is laid to rest. Please know you are in our prayers. We love you and we love your mother. I’m sure your parents and Tim are having a great reunion!

  • Terry & Sue Spinney

    To the family of Lucille, So sorry for your loss. Lucille was a lovely lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Carmen & Darin Chism

    To all of Lucille’s family and friends, we are so sorry for your loss. She was always lovely and thoughtful and will be deeply missed.

  • Carolyn Meister

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lucile’s sugared bacon and snowball cookies were the best. Rest in peace sweet lady.

  • Robert Hannington

    Sad to hear of your loss…Was planning to to see her this summer..My prayers to her family

  • D'Net Evans Layton

    I loved Sister Rollins. I will never forget her sweet smile, gentle ways, and the fun young women’s activities at her home. She lived a wonderful life and is a great example to us all.

  • Rollins family-I’m sad to hear about the passing of your mother. She was a great lady. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. One encouraging thought you might find comforting is found at John 5:28, 29. “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” God gives us this beautiful hope that he will soon resurrect our dead loved ones and we can see them again on a paradise earth.

  • Sylvia dickson

    Always wanted to be just her after I was in Maine so warm hearted such a beautiful, wonderful mother. I’m sure she working a heavy duty on the other side. Love and miss her.

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