Lillie E. Chadwick, 90, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on March 16, 2019 in Martinsville, Texas. She was born on July 31, 1928 in Caledonia to James Richard Keating and Odessa Burks Keating. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Carroll Jones officiating. Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home.
Lillie grew up in the County Line community. Shortly after high school, she married Lewis Smith and the two remained faithfully by one another’s side until Lewis’ passing. Later in life, Lillie met Walter Chadwick and the two shared a special bond that led to marriage and the joining of their families. Lillie and Walter celebrated many wonderful years together until his passing. She was an extremely talented seamstress and could make just about anything. Lillie loved to sew, quilt and crochet. She also found peace and pleasure working in her garden, cooking and playing dominoes. She was a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church.
Lillie is survived by her son, Donald Smith of Center; daughter, Kimberly Pleasant and husband, Roger of Martinsville; sisters, JoAnn Gary of Timpson and Lanette Ells and husband, Roy of Center; step-sons, Mike Chadwick and wife, Leisa of Timpson, Jonathan Chadwick of Timpson and Andy Chadwick of Deberry; step-daughter, Patricia Maddox and husband, Jared of Gilmer; grandchildren, Brandi Smith of Ohio, Brittany Smith of Jasper, Joshua Pleasant of Martinsville, Holly Williams and husband, Terry of Nacogdoches, Misty Pleasant of Nacogdoches; great-grandchildren, Alexxis Smith, Halle Adams, Victoria Williams, Jalen Williams, Madisyn Pleasant and Londyn Pleasant.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Lewis Smith; second husband, Walter Chadwick; parents, James and Odessa Keating; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmie Smith and wife, Evah; brothers, Glenn Keating, Leo Keating, Douglas Keating and Harold Keating; sisters, Marie Simpson and Donnella Jimmerson.
The family extends their deepest gratitude to Tonya Mims for the compassion and care shown during the last couple of years for Mrs. Chadwick.
Pallbearers will be Mike Chadwick, Jonathan Chadwick, Richard Gary, Sean Crouch, Bradley Els and Steven Keating.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Gary, Woody Keating, Mitchell Keating and Jerry Keating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to White Rock Cemetery, c/o Marceline Crenshaw, 604 CR 1210, Center, Texas 75935.
The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net.