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Services for Norris Dale Lillard, 79, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Monday at Harmony Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Dave Evans will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.
Mr. Lillard passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Lula to William Benson and Estelle Glover Lillard. His mother passed away when he was two-years-old. His father later married Lois Kerr. Norris attended Lula schools and graduated from Lula High School.
He married Elnora McDonald July 27, 1957. Mr. Lillard was the superintendent of Rosedale Cemetery for the City of Ada, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Ada.
Survivors include his wife, Elnora of the home; a daughter, Vanessa Sawyers and her husband, Stanley, of Ada; his mother, Lois Lillard of Ada; two sisters, Nell Jackson and her husband, Oniel, of Ada and Tawana Hynes of Stroud; and two grandchildren, Conner and Madilyn Sawyers.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Lillard; a son, Darcy Dean Lillard in 1974; and a brother, Waymon Lillard.
Published on November 18, 2016
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