Deaths for Dec. 7, 2012
Janet Blue Lilley, 75, Monroe, N.C. entered the gates of Heaven on December 5, 2012. Born May 23, 1937 in Moore County, N.C., Janet was the loving daughter of the late Pearl Evans and Calvin Blue.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lilley will be held noon Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Stallings United Methodist Church in Stallings with Pastor Bart Milleson officiating. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until noon. Burial will be at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews.
Janet was a native of Carthage, N.C. but lived most of her life in Kernersville, N.C.. She attended East Carolina College where she studied primary education. On September 7, 1957, she married the love of her life, Shelton Lilley. Together they had three wonderful and loving children. Janet worked for the Forsyth County School System for over 25 years, where she touched the lives of many children. Janet was a loving servant to our Lord serving for over 35 years at Main Street United Methodist Church, Kernersville, N.C. and most recently at Stallings United Methodist Church in Union County. Being a life time servant and faithful member of the church was a special memory Janet treasured. Most important to Janet was the time she had with her family.
In addition to her husband, Shelton E. Lilley, Sr. surviving her are, son, Shelton E. Lilley, Jr. (Shannon); daughters Julia Hatton (John) and Jan Fincher (Todd); sister, Martha Pierce; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren are all left to cherish her memory.
Memorial contributions in Janet’s name may be made to Stallings United Methodist Church, 1115 Stallings Road, Stallings, NC 28104. The Lilley family is in the care of Heritage Funeral Home – Weddington Chapel. On-line condolences may be left at www.heritagecares.net.
Richard Schill, 79, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Good Shepherd Funeral Home, Indian Trail.