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 Edith <I>Dew</I> Lilly

Edith Dew Lilly

Birth
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Death 27 Oct 2007 (aged 89)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Roselawn Section 1-10
Memorial ID 101362812 · View Source
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Edith Dew Lilly, of Daniels, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Raleigh General Hospital, following a short illness.

Born April 28, 1918, at Beckley, she was the daughter of the late James Christopher and Hallie Stover Dew.

Mrs. Lilly attended Beckley and Concord Colleges and graduated from Marshall University with an education degree. She retired from the Raleigh County School System having taught 35 years at Sophia and Shady Spring High Schools.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dora Dew; and a brother, Homer Dew.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 58 years, Elwood B. Lilly; her son, James G. Lilly and wife Sharon of Daniels; her brother, Dr. Ronald Dew and wife Winnie of Columbia, S.C.; her sister-in-law, Peggy Dew of West Melbourne, Fla.; her granddaughter, Ashleigh Breske and husband Adam of Chicago, Ill.; her grandson, Jared G. Lilly of Winston-Salem, N.C.; nieces, Linda Folmar, Laura Smith, and Beth McMullen; nephews, Stephen Dew, Chris Dew, and Scott Dew; and many great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at 1 p.m., at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, South Kanawha Street, with the Rev. Allan Copenhaver officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park of Beckley.

James Robinson, Bill Richmond, Dale Simmons, Tom Cochran, and Gary Lester will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Dave Emmett, Charles Akers, Willo Seco, Bud Berry, and Lowell Adkins.

Friends may call 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. time of the service.

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home of Beckley.


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  • Created by: In Memory of my son Ronald and mother Piney
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101362812
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Dew Lilly (28 Apr 1918–27 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101362812, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by In Memory of my son Ronald and mother Piney (contributor 46858168) .