She was born July 5, 1923, near McClure, Ill., daughter of Leo Kerley and Ida Virginia Miller. She was married to Joseph C. Sanders Feb. 4, 1949.
Lillian worked as a secretary for Illmo-Fornfelt High School from 1954 to 1965, and she retired from Cape Grain Co. in 1974 where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of Eisleben Lutheran Church 75 years. She was also a breast cancer survivor.
Survivors include her husband, J.C. Sanders of Scott City; a daughter, Lillian (Erv) Markhart of Hayden, Idaho; and a son, Don (Terry) Sanders of Scott City. Grandchildren include Lori (Doug) Robert and Mark Morrill of Scott City; Susan (Matthew) Broadhurst of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Chris Morrill of Bartlett, Tenn.; Sarah (Jeremy) Pruden of Scott City; Laura Markhart of Hayden; Neil (Angie) Sanders of Smithville, Mo.; and Lisa (Shawn) Sanford of Scott City. Great-grandchildren include Landon and Lyndsie Robert; Lance and Trent Pruden; Joseph and Megan Sanders; Aleah Morrill; Isabella Markhart, and Jackson Broadhurst.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo Kerley and Ida Virginia Miller.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. today at Eisleben Lutheran Church.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the church, with the Rev. Bob Azinger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Eisleben Lutheran Church.