Lillian Harriet Straley

  • Born: July 11, 1916
  • Died: March 23, 2015
  • Location: Eggleston, Virginia

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Lillian Harriet Straley, 98 of Eggleston, passed away Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born in Eggleston on July 11th, 1916, and was the daughter of the late Charles French and Georgia Walker Straley. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John D. Straley and Charles Chapman Straley; a sister, Margaret Louise Straley; a nephew, Gerald B. Straley; and several cousins.

Lillian lived in a little house joining the family farm most of her adult life, caring for her parents and sister during their declining years, along with her chickens, cats and dogs. She was a lifelong member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Pearisburg.

She is survived by a nephew, Donald C. Straley and wife Becky of Eggleston; a great nephew, Donald Patrick Straley and wife Lorinda of Christiansburg; a great neice, Sarah Straley Newbill and husband Tom of Wilmington, North Carolina; six great-great nephews and nieces; and a special cousin, Virginia Whittaker of Eggleston.

A graveside service will be conducted Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 2 PM at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at riffefuneralservice.com.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Family and friends,
I know that this is a very difficult time. It's never easy to lose someone you loved But the Bible promises us at John 5:28,29 that you will see Lillian again. Until then may your hearts be filled with the wonderful memories of joyful times spent together as you celebrate a life well lived. Please accept my condolences.

Posted by Margot    April 10, 2015

I am very sorry to hear of Lillian passing. She was always very kind and loving. She was always a favorite cousin of my father. I regret I could not be there for her family. Please accept my sincere sympathy.

Posted by Dolores Whittaker Lackovitch - Shenandoah, VA - first cousin once removed   March 29, 2015

I am very sorry to hear of Lillian passing. She was always very kind and loving. She was always a favorite cousin of my father. I regret I could not be there for her family. Please accept my sincere sympathy.

Posted by Dolores Whittaker Lackovitch - Shenandoah, VA - first cousin once removed   March 29, 2015

Lillian and her sister were beautiful people.I met them about 70 years ago when attending a family reunion in Eggleston, VA. Over the decades, I would stop and visit them in Eggleston. She will be missed by my wife and myself. A memorial gift will be left with the Giles County Historical Society.

Posted by J Tracy Walker III - Charlottesville, VA - distant cousin   March 24, 2015