Hazel Lucas’s grandmother and the matriarch of the Lucas family. She had been a widow for twenty-one years and had nine children, forty grandchildren, and thirty great-grandchildren. She lived in the family home in Texhoma, Oklahoma until her death. She died shortly after her beloved great-granddaughter, Ruth Nell. The old woman and the infant were buried in a double funeral.
Louzima Lucas Character Timeline in The Worst Hard Time
The timeline below shows where the character Louzima Lucas appears in The Worst Hard Time. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 15: Duster's Eve
...cough. A doctor advised Hazel to leave for the baby’s health. Meanwhile Ruth Nell’s great-grandmother, Louzima Lucas, was dying of dust pneumonia at the family’s homestead in Texhoma, Oklahoma. She hated... (full context)
Chapter 20: The Saddest Land