Lilly, Gloria H.

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On April 16, 2009, Gloria H. Lilly, wife of Dr. David H. Lilly of Dublin, Va., and mother of Sara and Jon Lilly, died at Pulaski Community Hospital at the age of 63. Gloria was born in Welch, W. Va., to Forrest Hicks and Ardelia Meade on April 6, 1946.

Gloria is survived by her husband; two children and the following family members: sisters, Wanda Dardi of Logan, W. Va., and Wilda and Jim McNeil and children of Dunbar, W. Va.; niece, Bonnie Blevins of Logan, W. Va.; nephews, Wetz and Ann Blevins and children of Dunbar, W. Va., and J.B. and Sandy Dardi and children of Logan, W. Va. Gloria is also survived by in-laws, Margaret and Bill Welsh and children of Oakton, Va., and Patsy and Al Caldwell and children of Fairlawn, Va.

Public memorial celebration for Gloria is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Fairlawn Baptist Church in Fairlawn, Va. Pastor Don Singleton of Pulaski Primitive Baptist Church in Pulaski, Va., is officiating. The wake is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m. and the service from 2 to 3 p.m. The burial is scheduled from 3:30 to 4 p.m. at Highland Memorial Gardens in Dublin, Va. A private reception is scheduled after the burial for the families.

The families request that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Gloria’s honor to the Pulaski County Humane Society or the American Diabetes Association. The Lilly family wishes a special thanks to family, friends and acquaintances who have provided support and assistance. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home Inc. Pulaski, Va.