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Lillard Jeanette Obit Photo 2015-03-020001

Jeanette Joyce (Miller) Lillard age 96 of Williamstown, MO passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 in the Lewis County Nursing Home at Canton, Missouri.
She was born October 28, 1918 at Williamstown, a daughter of Hurley Henry and Leila Hazel House Miller. She married Joseph Raymond Lillard on December 12, 1943 in Monticello, MO. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1989.
Jeanette worked eight years as a clerk in a grocery store. She served 25 years as an election judge. She graduated from Williamstown High School. She was a homemaker, worked on the family farm and was a member of the Providence Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Rae Leighton of Paxton, IL and Brenda Kay (James) Barkley of Canton; two sons, Dennis Ricky Lillard of Williamstown and Joseph Randy Lillard of Canton; seven grandchildren, Christopher Lee (Donna) Taylor of San Angelo, TX, Mitchell Alan (Amy) Taylor of Lawrence, KS, Eric James (Nicole) Barkley of Chesterfield, MO, Jay Lillard Barkley of Birmingham, AL, Jennifer Lynn Lillard of Canton, Travis Andrew (Lacey) Lillard of Canton, and Lindsey Marie Lillard of Lakewood, CO; great grandchildren, Maggie, Sarah, Abby and Baylee Taylor, Sydney, Sierra and Holden Barkley and Garrett Lillard; step great grandchildren, Holly, Eli and Ian Johnston; great-great grandchildren, Audrey and Madison Van Cleef also several nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents Hurley Miller and Leila Miller Cason, husband Joseph Raymond Lillard, two sisters, Ruby Louise (Dave) Sweet and Bessie Lee (George) Shouse, brother and sister in law Edwin and Leola Cook and one nephew, John Sweet.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Providence Baptist Church near Williamstown with Pastor James Lackey officiating. Burial will be in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton, MO.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Providence Baptist Church or to the Providence Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at
Pallbearers will be Eric Barkley, Jay Barkley, Christopher Taylor, Mitchell Taylor, Travis Lillard and Jennifer Lillard.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Bob Ebeling, Rex Pitford, Vincel Bronstine and Garrett Lillard
Music: Janice Briscoe, Pianist; Jackie Scott, Vocalist