Lucille M. Epperson, 86, of Center, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at Luther Manor Nursing Center in Hannibal.

Lucille M. Epperson, 86, of Center, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at Luther Manor Nursing Center in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2018 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Lucille was born June 28, 1931, in Ralls County, to Marvin Omar and Ethel Irene Turnbough Gilliland.

Survivors include six children, William Lee Epperson, David Wesley Epperson (Katie), Julie Ann Cullom (Willie), Dale Alan Epperson, Dorothy Kay Lumberg (James), Susan Louise Gollaher (Calvin); and one brother, Marvin Leo Gilliland.

She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Wilma Fugate; and one brother, Edward Gilliland.

Lucille was a homemaker and she had also worked at area factories over the years.

In her younger years she enjoyed fishing. Attending garage sales and watching documentaries on TV were some of Lucille's favorite pastimes. Time shared with family however was what she cherished most.

Pallbearers will be Billy Jay Cullom, Zachary Cullom, Wesley Epperson, David Epperson, Casey Epperson and Robert O'Connell.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at www.jamesodonnnellfunerahome.com .