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Memories of a Lifetime of Love



Martha Lillard

June 18, 1939 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 79)

Toombs Central Community,

Mrs. Martha Jean Anderson Lillard, age 79, of the Toombs Central Community, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018, in the Trident Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina, after a brief illness.  She was a native of Toombs County and was a graduate of Lyons High School.  She lived in the Toombs Central Community and in Summerville, South Carolina most of her life.  She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Hardens Chapel United Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, G.C. "Hunk" Anderson and Hettie Blalock Anderson, granddaughter, Marsha Rollins Chubb, and her son-in-law, Eddie Rollins.

Mrs. Lillard is survived by her husband, Rex E. Lillard of Eutawville, South Carolina; three daughters Joyce Rollins of Vidalia, Debbie Holladay and husband Brian of Eutawville, and Sherry Strange of Thomaston; two sons, Buddy Smith and wife Terri of Toombs Central, Paul Lillard and wife Jolene of Ellaville; two sisters, Margaret Anderson, and Dale Brantley and husband Johnny, all of Lyons; one brother, J.B. Anderson and wife Margaret of the Normantown Community; twelve grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Friday, August 3rd at 3:00 p.m. in the Hardens Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Carroll Gay officiating.  Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 until just prior to the service. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hardens Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund C/O Rena Blount, P.O. Box 1441, Lyons, GA 30436 or American Cancer Society, 201 S. Main St., Suite A, Statesboro, GA 30458.

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