Lillian E. Pipe, age 90, of 527 Holford Drive, Quincy, Ill., died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 9:35 a.m. in Blessing Hospital.
Lillian was born January 2, 1923, in Taylor, Missouri, the daughter of Willy Ellsworth and Nellie Wible Lee. She had been married to Forrest Glenn Foster, then on October 25, 1952 she married Eugene Franklin “Gene” Pipe. He preceded her in death on September 7, 1964.
Lillian was a 1941 graduate of Quincy High School. She had been in real estate sales from 1956 - 1965 and then owned and operated Quincy Telephone Answering Service until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, a former member of Ladies Aid, and had been a volunteer with the LWML Lutheran Braille Project for 30 years.
Survivors include: a brother, Glenn Lee of Hannibal, MO; nieces and nephews, Jean Brown of Quincy, Jerry (Judy) Hadfield of La Grange, MO, Joyce Graves of Palmyra, MO, Lawrence “Sonny” (Kathy) Lee of Philadelphia, MO, Linda (Bill) Cook of Philadelphia, MO, Glenna (Nick) Long, and Brenda (Chris) Thomas, both of New London, MO, and Kerry (Angie) Lee of Monroe City, MO, numerous great nieces and nephews; and her son’s special friend, Mary Kay Beckman of Las Vegas, NV.
In addition to her husband Gene, Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Nina Hadfield, first husband, Forrest Glenn Foster, and a son, Tom Foster.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, in St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Marlin Rempfer officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois.
Visitation: Noon to 1 p.m. Saturday (April 13, 2013) at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Memorials: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.