Lillie Marie Maddux

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Lillie Marie Maddux

Lillie Marie Maddux of Michigan, and formerly of Rector, went to be with her Savior on July 28, 2016, at the age of 95. She was known as Grandma, Granny, Aunt Lillie, Miss Lillie and Momma. Friends and family of three generations surrounded her before her passing.

Miss Lillie attended the Alpine Social Brethren Church for 35 years. She loved to do crossword puzzles, was a tough competitor playing Scrabble and loved to watch her Detroit Tigers play.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Gilberta Riggs; her grandchildren, Larry Riggs, Jr., Daniel Riggs, John Riggs and Rebekah Riggs; her great-grandchildren, Danielle Riggs and Jerren Haywood along with many family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgie Maddux; a son, Gilbert Maddux, her parents, John and Lula Jane Purdom; a brother, Rivivle Purdom; a granddaughter, Tracy Maddux and a nephew, Dennis Purdom.

The family received friends from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, at the Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Waterford, Mich. A celebration of Lillie's life was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the funeral home. Internment followed in the Commerce Memorial Cemetery.

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