Originally created 05/06/04

Mrs. Loretta Lillis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at the residence, Mrs. Loretta A. Lillis, wife of the late Joseph M. Lillis of Augusta. Other family members include a daughter, Terri Lillis of Augusta; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Jo Anne Lillis of Evans, James and Cindy Lillis of Monroe, N.C., Paul and Patti Lillis of Augusta, Bill and Judy Lillis of Hephzibah, Tom and Pam Lillis of Augusta, Robert and Amy Lillis of Evans and fifteen grandchildren; brothers, Herb and Louis Wendling of Iowa; sisters, Mary O'Meara of Minnesota, Genevieve Gannon of Iowa, Eleanor Laird of Nebraska, Anna Sandey of Minnesota, and Irene Bagby of Virginia. Mrs. Lillis was a native of Independence, Iowa but has lived in Augusta since 1960. She retired from St. Joseph Hospital as a registered nurse after 23 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she volunteered many hours. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of A merica and the Parish Council of Catholic Women. The Funeral Mass will be Friday, May 7, 2004 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. John Lyons and Fr. Andrew Doris celebrants. A Christian Wake Service will be held (today) Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. and the family will receive friends following at 7 p.m. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Bob Morris, Brian Lillis, Kevin Lillis, Benjamin Lillis, Joseph Lillis, Reid Austin, and Jacob Austin. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2607 Lumpkin Rd. Augusta, Ga. 30906 or the American Cancer Society. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors: 214 Davis Rd. Augusta, Ga. 30907 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 6, 2004