Dorothy Sarah Lilly


Dorothy Sarah Lilly, 70, of Josephine, died Wednesday, June 16, 1999, in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Born Dec. 26, 1928, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Monroe McDaniels and Bessie Matilda Witherspoon McDaniels. Mrs. Lilly was a homemaker and former LPN. She was also a member of the Mountain Valley Baptist Church at Odd and had been a Josephine resident for 25 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elmer Bailey, her second husband, Velmer Lilly, and brothers, Harry, Jack, Junior, Frank and Thomas McDaniels. Survivors include one son, Elmer Ray Bailey of Josephine; three daughters, Ivy Dawson and her husband Virgil of Rhodell, Kathy Sargent and her husband Martin of Rhodell, and Patricia Sizemore and her husband Junior of Mooresville, N.C.; two sisters, Carolyn Goff of Rixeyville, Va., and Reba Wood of Strawberry, Ariz.; and 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Rose and Quesenberry Shady Spring Chapel with the Rev. John Lilly and the Rev. Tommy Treadway officiating. Burial will follow in Bailey Family Cemetery at Josephine. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Martin Sargent Jr., Danny Bailey, Jamie Miller, Weaver Sizemore and Doug and Eddie Polk will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring.

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