Effie Meeks Spry Lilley, 75, a resident of Hwy. 39 South, died Monday,May 8, 2023 at Maria Parham Health. Born on April 7, 1948 in Lincoln County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ossie Kinser and Muriel Meeks Tomblin, and was the widow of Raymond Joe Lilley.
Effie was a retired clerk at Southern Auto Parts and a member of the Dingess House of Prayer in Breeden, WV.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Freeman Funeral Home in Chapmanville, West Virginia by Rev. Greg Taylor. Burial will follow in Shepherd Cemetery in Copley Trace, West Virginia.
She is survived by two daughters, Laura Spry Thompson of Henderson and Angela Spry Farmer (Carlos) of Franklinton; one son, Ernie Spry (Missy) of Whitman, West Virginia; two step-sons, Raymond Lilley and Robbie Lilley of Henderson; three sisters, Sussie Adkins, Sherry Schoenberger and Mary Farmer, all of Logan, WV; three brothers, Johnny Tomblin of Twelve Pole, WV, Everal Tomblin, Jr. of Columbus, Ohio, and Marvin Tomblin of Dingess, WV; a special brother-in-law, James “Jim” Lilley; 11 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Alonzo Tomblin and two sisters, Garnett Fisher and Connie Fillinger.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Freeman Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Spry, Blake Thompson, Darren Kinser, Adam Kinser, Jonathan Farmer, Jackson “Bub” Prince, Jr. and Matt Kinser.