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Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV

OBITUARY

Goldie "Mae" Lilly

December 19, 1926March 22, 2020
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Goldie "Mae" Lilly was born on December 19, 1926 in Ellison Ridge, WV to her late parents Prince Lee and Sylvia Ann (Meadows) Meador. She went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2020 in Oak Hill, WV at the age of 93. Goldie is preceded in death by her late husband of 62 years, Jonathan Dott Lilly; brothers Roy Meador, Lester Meador, Darrell Meador, Dewey Roscoe Meador, Chester Ray Meador, and Van Earl Meador; sister Mary Francis Meador; and her daughter-in-law Macie Meador. Goldie leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons Larry (Kay) Lilly and Gary (Robin) Lilly; grandson Larry Lilly Jr.; brothers Joseph (Ornell) Meador, Donzie Meador, Willie (Nancy) Meador; sisters Annalee (Edwin) Massey; and Irma (Richard) Maddie; and many nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss her dearly. Goldie was a loving and caring lady who spent a lot of her life taking care of others. She was a registered nurse and worked at Raleigh General Hospital from 1974-1996. She was a member of Grace Gospel Church where she loved to attend regularly. She had a talent for baking and cooking. A private funeral service will be on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Don Kelly officiating. Interment will follow services at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens where she will be laid to rest with her late husband. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com. Blue Ridge Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

Services

  • Private Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Goldie "Mae" Lilly

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Marla Gee

April 4, 2020

She was always sweet and kind. And singing 🎶you are my sunshine 🌞. Truly will be missed.

Julia Smyth

April 3, 2020

I was lucky enough to care for Goldie during her stay at Mary's Garden. She was so full of life and we shared many great moments together in which she often spoke of her husband, John. She loved him and her family very much, often sharing stories of the past and Ellison Ridge. My favorite memories were about her very best friend from college, where she was a straight A student. She often giggled as she exclaimed that nobody could come between them. She truly was an amazing person with so many who cared for her.

Nancy Vines

March 31, 2020

Larry snd Kay and family. So very sorry for your loss. God be with you all

Sandra Lilly Phillips

March 25, 2020

Dear Larry, Gary and all family,
Sending love and prayers and thank you for sharing your mother with me and my family, as a neighbor, friend, and anything that she saw, where she could be a help.

Mae was always dear to our family. She was especially dear to our Mom, Annabell Lilly, by being there for her during sicknesses, accidents and deaths in our family. We will always love her and her family.

May God be very near and dear to you.















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Robin Lilly

March 24, 2020

My Other Mom (If I called you Mother in law MOM you would say don't call me that You our My lil daughter that I Prayer for)>> You Filled so Many Hearts > You will never know how you you filled mine>I will Always and Forever if I hear you are My Sunshine I will know it is you!! You was the BEST>> When Heaven got you Heaven got the PERFECT Angel!! You was Such a Blessings to so many and You touched so MANY Hearts!!Forever You will Stay in Mine!! Rest Easy now MOM I Love you More than You already know>>Forever and Always You will be in My Heart!!
Love and Watch over Your lil daughter and Gary!!

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