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Rosenell Mary Bragg "Tootsie" Lilly, age 75, of White Oak, WV, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.
Born on July 3, 1942, in Glen White, she was the daughter of the late Furdie Bragg and Flora Bennett Bragg.
She was a homemaker, and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church. Mrs. Lilly enjoyed collecting, recycling, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Boyd G. Lilly, by son, Larry Lilly, brother, Tommy Bragg, sisters, Ethel Bragg Richmond and Polly Bragg Vest; step son, Boyd Lilly Jr.; step daughter, Judy Lilly; by son-in-law William "Chuck" Washburn, and by her companion of 18 years, Franklin Boone.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include children, Elijah Lilly of White Oak, Yvonne Lilly Washburn, of Oak Hill, Sarah Harvey and husband David, of Daniels, and Willy Lilly and wife Sherri, of Lewisburg; step daughter, Margaret Lilly, and daughter-in-law, Vivian Lilly.
Grandchildren, Zach Washburn, of Oak Hill, Justin Scarafino and wife Melissa, of Cool Ridge, Elisabeth Hess and husband Tom, of Oak Hill, Priscilla Griffith and husband Matt, of Mount Hope, Willy Lilly II, of Lewisburg, David Harvey Jr., of Daniels, and Kelli Jo Lilly, of Lewisburg, and Ronnie Lilly, Lisa Lilly Brehn, and Kenny Lilly.
Eight great grandchildren, J.J., Skylar, and Blakelyn Scarafino, Jackson and Clayton Hess, and Sophia, Charlie, and Madeline Griffith.
Siblings: Granville "Brother" Bragg and wife Shirley of Shady Spring, Clayel Bragg and wife Sandy, of Lockwood, California, and Glenna Meadows and husband Ron, of White Oak.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Friday January 12, 2018 at 3 PM, with Pastor Larry Cochran officiating. Burial will follow at Russ Lilly Cemetery at Blue Jay Six, Cool Ridge, WV.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 PM until 9 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Mike Harvey, Ellis Vest Jr., Randy Meadows, Eddie Meadows II, Tom Hess, and Matt Griffith. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on January 9, 2018
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