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Adrian Brown Lackey has always lived in Pickens. She was born at Baptist Easley Hospital on Oct. 1, 1989. She attended Pickens Elementary School. While in school there, she was an avid reader. She was awarded several medals and trophies for reading the most books every summer.

She went to Pickens High School until she was in the 10th grade. She transferred from Pickens to Liberty High School and graduated in 2007. She went to Tri-County Technical School in Pendleton for one year and studied mortuary science. She studied the basics, but decided she did not want to become a mortician.

Adrian and her husband, Dane Lackey, from Six Mile, have been married for two years. They met at Central Church of God and dated for six months before marrying Oct. 18, 2014.

Dane is employed at Steel Clad in Berea.

For four and a half years, Adrian has worked at Miracle Hill Thrift Store in Easley. She has been an assistant manager there for one year. She is a very friendly person who greets the customers with a warm smile.

10-12 Page 7A.inddHer favorite thing to cook is chicken. She likes to prepare dishes without using a recipe. She uses the crock pot to cook a lot of her meals.

She has a knack for decorating. She uses her creativity talent to arrange and display items in different sections of Miracle Hill.

Carol Baker/CourierĀ  – Adrian Brown Lackey has always lived in Pickens.

When she was 5 years old, she started taking clogging lessons. She continued the lessons until she was 16 years old. She and Dane like to go dancing.

Adrian and Dane enjoy taking weekend vacations. Their favorite place to go is to the mountains. She said they go to Lake Keowee quite often. When they are there, they picnic, swim and fish. She said her father, the late Richard Brown, taught her how to fish when she was about 5 or 6 years old.

Adrian sings in the choir at Central Church of God, and she takes scheduled mission trips to Virginia and West Virginia with members of the church. They take clothes, toys, shoes and household goods that have been donated and give them to the needy.

She does not have children, but she is a loving and devoted aunt to her three nieces and three nephews. She also has a pet cat named Spot.

Adrian said she and her mother, Sharon Brown, have always had a close bond. She said her mom is her best friend, and she has always been there for her and supported her in everything.

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