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James F. 'Jimmy' Lilly

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BENTON - James F. "Jimmy" Lilly, 83, of Benton, Kentucky, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at Spring Creek Healthcare.

Jimmy retired from the Pennwalt Corporation and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Angela Locke and husband Mark of Benton, Ky.; his son, Randy Lilly and wife Betty of Newburgh, Ind.; four grandchildren, Jacob Lilly of Lexington, Ky.; Kristin Lilly of Newburgh, Ind.; John Locke and Sarah Locke, both of Benton, Ky.; an aunt, Jacqueline Foust Sheppard of Michigan; and two cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Sullivan Lilly. His parents were George Moore Lilly and Mary Rebecca Foust Lilly.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Smith and the Rev. K. Alan Miller will officiate and burial will follow in the Benton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Ramp Ministry, c/o Wayne Workman, 820 Big Bear Highway, Benton, KY 42025.

Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com

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