2017-04-26 / Obituaries

Lila Lanier Lively

Mrs. Lila Lanier Lively, 91, of Millen went to be with her Heavenly Father

Friday April 21, 2017 at Ogeechee Area

Hospice in Statesboro.

She was a native of Jenkins County and had lived most of her life in both Jenkins and Screven counties. She had been a seamstress for White Stag in Sylvania, and was a member of Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a resident of Brown’s Health and Rehab Center for about 4 years.

Mrs. Lila was a devoted mother, and loving wife who was the caregiver for her deceased husband, Herbert Lively, during his last years as well as preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Grady Lanier, Woodrow Lanier, Remer Lanier, Ruby Oglesby, Lela Edwards, Maxie Bennett, Bell Clifton, and parents, Remer and Ella Lanier.

Visitation was from 2-3 p.m. until the funeral hour Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3 p. m. Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. George Durham officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her sons, Herbert Lively of Statesboro and G. Wayne Lively (Brenda) of Waynesboro; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank everyone at Brown’s Health Center for her excellent care.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Myrtis Williams, 1769 Tru Fail Crossing, Portal, GA 30450

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home of Millen in charge of arrangements.

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