Lillie Wills

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Lillie L. Wills, 100, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, July 12, 2009, at her home.

She was born Feb. 21, 1909, in Millersville, daughter of Herman and Idalia Martin Riehn. She and Paul R. Wills were married March 16, 1929, in Jackson. He passed away Jan. 28, 1986.

Lillie was baptized and confirmed at the former Kurreville Lutheran Church. She later became a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. She and her husband worked their family farm west of Oak Ridge.

Loving survivors include a daughter, Nancy R. (Robert) Gill of Paducah, Ky., and a sister, Leona Kurre of Friedheim.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years and a brother.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robert Henrichs officiating. Interment will be in Kurreville Cemetery west of Oak Ridge.

Memorials may be made to Kurreville Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting McCombs Funeral Home website at