Lillie Mae Drayton

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 17, 2008

GREENVILLE — Lillie Mae Drayton died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. She was 86.

Mrs. Drayton was a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church. She retired from Greenville Golf and Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, General and Idella Neal; her husband, Silas Drayton; one daughter, Shirley Ann Drayton; and 13 siblings, including Isabella Bridges, Ben Douglas, Willie Neal and Charlie Neal.

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She is survived by two daughters, Shirlene Drayton of Greenville and Melissa Faye Neal of Vicksburg; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives, including Bobbie Ann Spiller of Grand Prairie, Texas.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Lester Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Tuesday at Redmon Funeral Home in Greenville and Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.