Lillie Means


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Posted Online: Dec. 25, 2012, 7:12 pm
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Lillie Mae Means, 86, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Services are noon Thursday at Greater Antioch Baptist Church, Rock Island, with visitation one hour prior. Burial is at a later date at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is in charge of arrangements.
Lillie was born on July 26, 1926, in Fort Deposit, Ala., the daughter of Tom and Bertha Taylor. She married Foster Means. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her sister, Mary McKinnon, Davenport; numerous nieces; nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and a sister.














 



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