Lucille Nibert

November 18, 1931 ‒ January 15, 2021

Delaware, Ohio


Lucille Nibert, age 89 of Delaware passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at Delaware Court.

She was born on November 18, 1931, in Chenoa, Kentucky to the late James P. and Lillie M. (Owens) Partin. Before retiring from Ranco, she had worked at Ranco for over 38 years as well as 10 years as a homecare health aid.

With a caring heart, Lucille volunteered with Grady Hospice and was a member of Delaware Church of Christ in Christian Union. A bowler in her younger years, she also enjoyed golfing, angels, and pitching horseshoes. In addition to her family, her passion was for gardening in her flower gardens and as described working in the dirt.

She loved the mountains of Kentucky, where she was born, and was happiest helping people and spending time with her family.

Lucille is survived by daughters: Patricia (Kevin) McDonnell, Deborah Nibert, Sandra King all of Delaware, 6 grandchildren: Kirk (Jamy) McDonnell and Craig (Amy) McDonnell, Adrian (Steve) Baney, Thomas, Angela, and Joseph King, 4 great-grandchildren: Simon, Sophie, Evan, and Jenna, and sisters-in-law Ruth Gillfillan and Marilou Green, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years Harlen Nibert on November 29, 2007, her Son Steven Nibert, brothers: A.E., Floyd, James, Eugene, Alva Partin, sisters: Marlie Powell, Lorena Peace, Leona Partin, Anne Day, Nora Strandridge, her twin sister Louise Worthing, half-sister Grace Partin Lial, and her half-brothers Oakley and Estil Thacker, and Clayborn Partin.

Friends may call Thursday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015 where services will follow at 12 Noon with Pastor Bill Benner officiating. Face-Masks and Social Distancing will be required. The service will be Live-Streamed and can be viewed at

Burial will be held privately at Fairview Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Delaware Church of Christ in Christian Union. 162 Belle Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015 or Ohio Health Hospice at Grady Hospital.

Condolences may be expressed at

  • My deepest sympathy to Lucilles family, she was a true Christian soldier, she touched a lot of lives along her way, she will be truly missed, May Gods peace be with your family, RIH

  • My deepest sympathy to Lucilles family, she was a true Christian soldier, she touched a lot of lives along her way, she will be truly missed, May Gods peace be with your family, RIH Lucille
    Prayers, Nell Coleman

  • My condolences. Aunt Lucille was the person that would listen to you and give you the best advice. She had such a great way with people. I always had a chance to visit when she past out food at the church. She would always say take these doughnuts to your mom. I never went back after she left. Good memories of her from the family reunions. I will miss you. Your a beautiful person, God has again gained another angel. I miss you

  • Much sympathy goes out to the family of Lucille and prayers with fondest thoughts and memories w a y n e and Edith peace and family

  • So sorry for your loss. Sam and I thought very highly of Lucille. She touched many heart during her life time leaving a true legacy of love and care! We will keep you all in our prayers at this difficult time.
    Sam and Kathleen

  • Love and deepest sympathy to Lucille’s family, of which I always felt a part. I know how great a loss this is. I wish you peace.

  • Our little Energizer bunny has moved on, I will miss you Dear Lady, but rejoice that you are with our Lord. Prayers to your family.

  • Lucille you were a very loving & kind person with a sense of humor we will never forget..Always there for anyone who needed a helping hand.. We will miss you dear friend but we have the promise that when we all get to Heaven what a day that shall be when my Jesus I shall see… Our prayers for comfort are with your family..🙏

  • Debbie my deepest condolences go out to you and your family your mom was a very special woman to me . I remember my wedding day and she had done my dress we had such a wonderful day. my deepest, my deepest condolences I love you , and may god bless you & your family 🙏🏻❤️

  • Pat, I’m so sorry for your loss. As you know I was a Hospice volunteer when Lucille volunteened. She was always a lot of fun. I know how hard it is to lose a mother. But you know where she is, just waiting for you. Love, Pat

  • Mike and I are deeply sorry for the loss of Aunt Lucille. We pray that her memories stay her alive within us.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you,
    Mike and Ivy (Green)

  • Our deepest condolences go out to everyone.. Lucille was a sweetheart and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    With Love & Sympathy
    Wayne & Jeannette Green

  • You sure will be missed Lucille! Miss your warm hugs but I know you are with your Lord what a wonderful thing that is!! Prayers and comfort to all the family.

  • My deepest condolences on the passing of Great-Aunt Lucille. Grandma Marlie, Great-Aunt Louise, and Great-Aunt Lucille were a huge part of my childhood and I have so many great memories of them all. She will be greatly missed. You are in my prayers. I love you all.