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Lilly, Elizabeth
The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Louise Lilly, 84, journeyed home to God on Friday, December 1, 2017, soon after she was anointed, blessed and embraced by family and friends. A beacon of spirituality and creative light, Elizabeth was a military wife, a mother and grandmother, an educator and facilitator, an Oblate of the Holy Nativity, an ordained Episcopal priest, and a prolific iconographer. Elizabeth graduated from North High School, held a BA from the Ohio State University, an MA in Religion from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Trinity Lutheran Seminary. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Carter Hayes Lilly and their daughter Amy. Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Sue (Robert) Newell; granddaughter, Alyssa Newell; grandson, Brian (Viktoria) Newell; and children and grandchildren of Amy. A Memorial Liturgy presided over by the Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal, bishop of Southern Ohio, will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43215 on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Community of the Transfiguration, 495 Albion Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246 or to Trinity Episcopal Church.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 5, 2017
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