Lillie E. (Satterfield-Farley) Revell

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REVELL (SATTERFIELD-FARLEY), Lillie E., 91, of Dade City, FL, passed away on April 21, 2014. She was a resident of Florida since 1944. Lillie was born in Crescent, South Carolina, on January 19, 1923 to Luther and Ava Satterfield. Lillie was predeceased by her parents; 2 sisters, Vivian and Clarice; and 3 husbands, Carl F. Kelly, MIA WWII, Frank Farley, MD and James Revell. She is survived by son, Timothy Farley (Laura); granddaughter, Lauren; grandson, Chris Farley (Melissa); and great-grandson, Christopher Farley. She was very devoted to her family. Lillie was a graduate nurse, graduating from Spartanburg General Hospital. She practiced her nursing career at Duval Hospital Emergency Room in Jacksonville, FL. She met and married Dr. Farley and they practiced together in Melbourne, FL. They left Melbourne and took a six-month tour of the U.S. spending time camping along the way to Bellingham, WA, where they did some commercial fishing on the Puget Sound. They returned to Bushnell, FL to set up a ten-bed hospital and, later, opened an office in Dade City. Dr. Farley lost his life in a boating accident in December of 1956. Lillie continued her nursing career going into Public Health in Tampa, FL, then to Pasco County, Dade City. She attended University of North Carolina, Peabody College for Teachers and Vanderbilt University. She met and married James W. Revell. She became Nursing Director of the Pasco County Health Department. She served as director for 23 ½ years. She received several accolades for her leadership ability. One such award was from the State Conference of CASE Conference of Administrators, Supervisors and Educators. She was a member of the Harvard Medical School Nurses Health Study since its inception in 1976. Her career goal was to help people to help themselves and make a better, healthier life for them. She was one of five nurses appointed by the State Health Office as Advisors on State Nursing Practices. She was a practicing Episcopalian and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church in her name.

Published in TBO.com on Apr. 25, 2014
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