Lillie Baltimore, daughter of the late Pleas J. and Freeona Miller Oakes, was born in Neeleyville on July 13, 1926, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center on Sept. 28, 2006, at the age of 80.
Mrs. Baltimore was a resident of Puxico since 1994 and a former resident of Wappapello and Hillsboro where she was a retired L.P.N. working for C.N.A. She was a member of the Puxico General Baptist Church.
In 1952 she was married to Curtis Lee Baltimore in Hillsboro, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1985.
Surviving are one son, Billy Baltimore of Dexter; one daughter, Sharon Burks of Puxico; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Fred Oakes of Rockford, Ill.; four sisters, Daisy Shivley and Lois Smith, both of Rockford, Ill., Mildred Shivley of Illinois, and Viola Hoover of Indiana. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Jo Carter; one brother, Roy Oakes; four sisters, Irene Hanebrink, Florence Schafer, Goldie Riley, and Mary Burson.
Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Saturday 30, 2006, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at the Puxico General Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Lambert of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will follow in the Richmann Chapel Cemetery near Wappapello. Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico is in charge of all arrangements.