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Uthalee Mae Lilly, 84, a devoted wife and Mother of MacArthur, went to be with her husband, Fred in Heaven on October 10th, 2017, after a courageous 12 year battle with cancer.
Born in Bellburn, West Virginia on May 19th, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Arlene Bragg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; brothers, Nicholas, Donald and Dennis Bragg; and her sister, Ruth Day.
Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Freddy Lilly of Blountville, TN and daughter, Carolyn Mouser and husband, Gary of Germanton, NC; sisters, Carol Quarles and husband, Donald of Salem, VA and Sue Arrington and husband, John of Rocky Mount, VA; grandson, Cory Lilly and wife, Vickie of Blountville and granddaughter, Casey Waterfield and husband, Tyler of Knoxville, TN; step grandchildren, Matthew Mouser and Melissa Mayer both of St. Louis, MO; great grandchildren, Jaelyn and Hudson Lilly of Blountville; Uthalee will be sadly missed by her other "children" whom she loved and adored as her own, Greg Wood and wife, Mandy of Cool Ridge and Holly Bess Kincaid and husband, Paul of Harrisonburg, VA.
Uthalee attended Crab Orchard Baptist Church and was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. She was a very special lady, and a "Mother" to many of the children from her neighborhood and a friend to all she met.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday, October 13 at Melton Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Mike Sisson will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 12 noon until the time of the service.
Online condolences: www.meltonmortuary.com
Published on October 11, 2017
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