Lillian "Lil" Edith Mills Anspach, 88, passed away suddenly on Aug. 28, 2011.
Born on Feb. 5, 1923 in Ernul, she was the daughter of the late Fred Mills Sr. and Mettie Ella Wiley Mills.
Lil was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, William Henry Anspach Sr., son, William H. Anspach Jr. and sisters, Gladys Mills and Mildred Vendrix.
A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Lil is survived by daughters Deborah Shott (Partner Bob Mahoney) and Susan (Tom) Osiecki, both of Charlotte; grandchildren, William H. Anspach III (Stacey) of Richmond, Va., Christopher Osiecki (Emily) of San Antonio, Texas, Jason French of Charlotte, Michael Anspach of Durham and Samantha Osiecki of Charlotte; great-grandchildren, Todd and Teagan Anspach of Richmond Va.; sisters, Myrtle Ipock of New Bern, Evelyn Taylor of Durham, Ethel Spivey of Michigan; brothers, Fred Mills Jr. (Dottie) of New Bern and Marvin Mills (MaryJo) of Arapahoe; and many great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, followed by an 11 a.m. service to celebrate her life, at Sharon Road Baptist Church, 6411 Sharon Road, Charlotte, 28210. Interment will follow at Sharon Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Sharon Road Baptist Church or Lotty Moon International Mission Board (www.imb.org/main/give).
McEwen Pineville Chapel is serving the family.
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