Lillian Standley

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lillian Zola Standley, 90, of Severna Park, Md., died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at Genesis of Severna Park Nursing Center.

She was born Nov. 25, 1911, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of John Jacob and Etta Mary Sellards Reiss. She and Lonnie Maurice Standley were married May 13, 1934, in Sikeston.

Formerly of Sikeston, she was a member of First United Methodist Church and past president of its United Methodist Women. She was a member of Eastern Star, the Alumni Association at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, and had served as president of Cotton Boll Council of Girl Scouts.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Jo Ellen Standley of Sag Harbor, N.Y., Kay Standley of Severna Park; and a grandson.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Sikeston, with arrangements by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.