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Lilly Bright


July 30, 1942
January 26, 2018

Graveside Service 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 - Pritchett Cemetery, Boulder

Lilly Loraine Bright, 75, of Centralia, IL, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL. She was born on July 30, 1942 the daughter of Wilber and Lenora (Gordon) Laird in St. Louis, MO.

Survivors include her loving children, Robin Bright and wife Joyce of Odin, IL, Timi Pigg and husband Billy of Centralia, IL, Allan Hughes of Centralia, IL, Melissa Hughes of Mt. Olive, IL, Daniel Franklin of Springfield, IL, Nina Franklin of Orlando, FL, Ruby Hughes of Centralia, IL; appreciated siblings, James Laird, Franklin Laird, Roseann Sivia and husband James, and Christopher Laird all of St. Charles, MO; 23 priceless grandchildren; 13 precious great-grandchildren; valued uncle, Jesse Cuno and wife Donna Chappel of TN; several special nieces and nephews; kind friends, Becky Gilmore, Shonda Pigg, Tracy Pierce and Randy Moutray.

Lilly was preceded in death by both her parents; her brothers, Henry Laird and William Laird; her sister, Joyce Richardson; and her uncle, Fred Cuno.

Mrs. Bright was a devoted grandmother to all her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing and winning at bingo. Her love of flowers was evident in the beauty of her garden. Lilly also liked to relax with a day of shopping. Her most treasured memories were made with her family. Lilly will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Pritchett Cemetery in Boulder, IL with Pastor Don Smith officiating. Memorials may be made in Lilly’s honor to the American Diabetic Association. Online condolences and memories of Lilly may be shared with the family at and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.