James Marvin “Shorty” Lillard, age 87 of the Cross Keys Community, TN passed away April 9, 2018.
Preceded in death by parents, Davis and Ethel Graves Lillard; brothers, Elder Milton Lillard and Leon “Red” Lillard. Survived by: wife of 65 years, Billie Jean Lillard; daughter, Diane (Gene) Marlin; grandchildren, Amanda (Jesse) Pilkinton and Jennifer (Trey) Lloyd; great grandchildren, Will, Caroline, Rob and Hattie Pilkinton and Camden and Ava Claire Lloyd; brother, Walter (Eunice) Lillard; sister in law, Geneva Lillard.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Friday, April 13, 2018 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Anthony Bishop and Jim Cawood officiating. Interment Cross Keys Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jesse Pilkinton, Trey Lloyd, Larry Lillard, Jerry Lillard, Carl Lillard, Paul Lillard, Bill Lillard, Mike Lillard and Kenny Lillard. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Bennett, David Giles, Gilman Lynch, Stan Trice, Ricky Hall and Nick Romano. Memorials may be made to Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be 4-8PM Thursday and one hour prior to the service at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com