Mary Leigh Lilly; born October 20th, 1933. The 2nd daughter and child of Clarence and Viola Williams of Pipestem, West Virginia. A 1951 graduate of Hinton High School in Hinton, WV.
On November 28th, 1953, she married her high school sweetheart Arnold Ray Lilly, also of Pipestem, WV. Mary Leigh and Arnold Ray would later move to Baltimore, MD where they would have 3 sons (all surviving Mary). David W. Lilly of Lewisburg, Tn.; Mitchell K. Lilly (Debbie) of College Grove, Tn.; and Kenneth R. Lilly (Leah) of Lewisburg, Tn.
After several moves, in 1976 Arnold and Mary found themselves in Lewisburg, Tn. where they would live out their remaining years. Mary was the grandmother of 10; 7 natural and 3 step. Heather Lilly Conditt of Shelbyville, Tn.; Jeremy Lilly of Bethlehem, Ga.; Keith Lilly of Powder Springs, Ga.; Matt Lilly of Murfreesboro, Tn.; Amanda Lilly Honea of Social Circle, Ga.; Jake Lilly of Spring Hill, Tn.; Austin Lilly of Spring Hill, Tn.; and 3 step grand-children T.C. Hedge and Thomas Hedge of Tullahoma, Tn.; and Mary Cate Costa of Canton, Ms.
Mary was also blessed with 12 great grand-children.
Preceded in death by her Brother Eddie Dean Williams and Sister Greta Williams Johnston, as well as her parents. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Arnold R. Lilly.
Mary was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Lewisburg. Mary passed from this earth on June 29th, 2021. She will be missed by all.
Her services will be held in Princeton, West Virginia. Her visitation will be held Sunday July 4th, from 1 PM till funeral services begin at 3 pm in the chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory located at
654 Athens Rd, Princeton, West Virginia with burial in Neely Cemetery in Pipestem, West Virginia.
Bills-McGaugh and Hamilton Funeral Home is assisting the family with local arrangements.