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 Lillian <I>Hairfield</I> Draper

Lillian Hairfield Draper

Henry County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Apr 2016 (aged 98)
Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 161007737 · View Source
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Lillian H. Draper, 98, of Collinsville, Va. passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Martinsville Henry County Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Draper was born in Henry County on May 22, 1917 to the late Daniel Lazarus Hairfield and late Minnie L. Coleman Hairfield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tommy; granddaughter, Catherine Haynes; and son-in-law, Morton Haynes; brothers, Luther, Otis and Ernest Hairfield; sisters, Erie Barbour, Dossie Ingram, Martha Stone, Anne Todd; and an infant sister Frances.

Lillian was a homemaker and took care of her ailing mother, which later lead her to train and become a nurse's aid at Martinsville Hospital. After that she spent several years as a private duty nurse.

She and Tommy raised a large garden and spent each summer canning and freezing food. She loved flowers and many people told her how they enjoyed seeing them in her beautiful yard. Lillian also had a great passion for making beautiful quilts. Her family members and many friends have these to cherish and remember her by.

Lillian was a charter member of Jones Chapel Church of the Brethren. he was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge #10 100F, Martinsville, Va. 24112.

Surviving are her children, Alma D. Haynes, Thomas B. Draper (Ann) and John D. Draper (Jane). She has eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2016 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Harvey Leddy and the Reverend Mike Carrow officiating. The Visitation will be held from 11 to 1 p.m. prior to the service at McKee-Stone. Burial will be at Roselawn Burial Park.

Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.




  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161007737
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lillian Hairfield Draper (22 May 1917–13 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161007737, citing Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sam Eanes (contributor 47325588) .