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Lillie Wilson

On the evening of Saturday, June 26, 2021, Lillie Jean Austin Wilson, 87, of Marion, North Carolina passed away at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Yancey County on May 20, 1934 to the late Mack Austin and Ellen McPeters Austin. She is also preceded in death by 15 siblings. Lillie was a hard worker who would always help anyone in need. She loved planting and working in her garden. Known to have a great sense of humor, she also loved a good yard sale. The matriarch of the family, she enjoyed taking care of them and others. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed baking as well. If you went to her house, you knew you would be eating. An awesome mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Lillie loved her family immensely. Those left to cherish her precious memories are her children, Juanita Guffie (Lonnie) and Randy Wilson; five grandchildren, Athena Fleming (Paul), Christy Wilson, Billy Surrett (Heather), Charity Meadows (Jesse), and Chad Reece (Shelby); nine great grandchildren, Brandon Fleming, Magan Shelton, Dalton Shelton (Taylor), Makayla Surrett Guffie, Phoenix Kuykendall, Josiah Kuykendall, Devon Edwards, Pierson Reece, and Liam Reece; five great-great grandchildren, Savon, Avion, Luke, Nadia, and Addie; and three sisters, Lois Wisenbarger, Lib Manning, and Gelene Sharp. In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held.

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Juanita Guffie Aug 10 2021 3:52 PM

Juanita and Randy, sorry to hear about Lillie. She was so good to call Mama and I always enjoyed talking with her.May God bless you and your beautiful family.Love, Mary Rash

Mary Rash Jun 29 2021 12:00 AM

Juanita and Randy, it saddened me to hear of your moms passing.All of you are in my thoughts and Prayers.Magdalene Elkins Briggs

Magdalene Jun 28 2021 12:00 AM

I was blessed beyond measure to have such a loving caring sister that loved her family and was always there to help anyone. I am broken hearted however I know she is in a much better place. I love and will miss you until we meet again. Love Gelean Sharp

Gelean Sharp Jun 28 2021 12:00 AM