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Obituary for Susan Buie Lilly
Susan Caroline Buie Lilly, 78, of Plymouth died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Born October 16, 1937 in Bladen County she was the daughter of the late John Kelly Buie and Hilda Bridger Buie. Susan attended school in Bladenboro and graduated from the Medical College of Virginia with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing. She was a retired nurse with Martin, Tyrrell, Washington Health Department and a member of First Baptist Church. She served as Sunday School Secretary and was very active in the Women on Missions group. She was a choir member as long as her health permitted. Susan loved her family, her friends, her church and lived life to the fullest.
Her family includes her husband John Paul Lilly of Plymouth, N.C.; daughter, Caroline Elrod Gurganus and husband Mike of Plymouth, N.C.; son, Henry James Elrod, III and wife GiGi of Washington, N.C.; sister, Anne Butler of Arlington, Va.; grandchildren, Blake Gurganus, Keith Elrod and Kellie Elrod and many loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Plymouth with Reverend Jimmy Hagwood officiating. Family will receive friends on Sunday following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.