Lillian L. Dempsey was born on December 29, 1940 in Otter Creek, FL. She passed away at Estelle House on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.

She leaves to cherish her memories; her parents, Merrill & Edith McNeal of Otter Creek, FL, one daughter, Deidra Dempsey, two sons, Brian (Angela) Dempsey and Derrick Dempsey, all of Ocala, FL, four brothers; Robert (Freida) Tanner, Tallahassee, FL, Merrill (Betty) McNeal Jr., Gainesville, FL, Frederick (Cynthia) McNeal, Orlando, FL, and Ronald (Lola) McNeal, High Springs, FL along with a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless sorrowing friends.

Lillian was a life-long educator in the Marion County School System as well as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout Leader. She was also a faithful member of Zion United Methodist Church where held numerous positions during her years of worship including working with the children's choir.

Funeral Services for Lillian Dempsey will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Zion United Methodist Church. A wake service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:00pm at Cunningham Funeral Home. Visitation will be on February 7, 2014 from 10 am to 5pm At Cunningham Funeral Home. Interment: Lincoln Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to meet at the residence of the Lillian L. Dempsey (2111 NW 3rd Street Ocala, FL 34475) at 12:15pm on Saturday to form the Funeral Cortege.

Funeral Home

Cunningham Funeral Home
434 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave Ocala, FL 34475

Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014