SHELBY-Mrs. Lucille Dillard Sills, 96, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center. A native of McDuffie County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Oscar Hamilton and Alice Elizabeth Hurt Dillard. She was a member of Dover Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Sills Sr.; two sisters, Genevieve D. Cloninger and Ollie Mae D. Jamison; brother, J.P. Dillard; and grandson, Jeffrey Sills.
She is survived by her son, James Robert Sills Jr. and wife Judy of Burlington; daughter, Joan S. McClellan and husband Jerry of Shelby; grandchildren, Tamara McClellan, and Phillip McClellan Sr. and wife Teresa, all of Shelby; great-grandchildren, Treka Davis and husband Steve of Salisbury, Philip McClellan II of Raleigh, and Morgan Sills of Knoxville, Tenn.; and great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Tiffany, Samantha, Tayla, Tristan and Isabella Davis, all of Salisbury.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, and other times at the home of her daughter, Joan, 108 Column Circle, Shelby.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel
Officiated By: Dr. B. Irvin Price
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Dover Baptist Church Hymnal Fund, 1501 Polkville Rd., Shelby, N.C. 28150 or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28150
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