|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1910|
|Death: ||Jun. 12, 2006|
Rock Island County
Mrs. Lillian E. Atwater, 95, of Moline, passed away Monday, June 12, 2006, at St. Anthony's Continuing Care Center, Rock Island.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe, Ill. Burial will be in LaHarpe Cemetery. The family will meet with friends Friday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Beecher or LaHarpe Christian Church.
She was born Nov. 27, 1910, in Biggsville, Ill., to Amory and Margaret Bigger McCartney. On April 23, 1933, she married Lee Atwater in Mount Carroll, Ill. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 1981.
She was a graduate of Oquawka High School and Western Illinois University, Macomb. She taught in various schools for 26 years, the last 12 in Monee, Ill. She was a resident of Beecher, Ill., for 38 years and moved to Moline eight years ago. She was a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ, the church's Women's Guild, Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, the Women's Club and Senior Citizens, all in Beecher. She was also a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Illinois Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by two nephews and seven nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sister, Martha McCartney; three brothers, Albert, Sammuel and Preston McCartney; and one nephew.
Amory McCartney (____ - 1928)
Margaret McCartney (1879 - 1955)
La Harpe Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 07, 2006
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