ELON, N.C. -- Mrs. Lillie B. Chambers Kaylor Hall died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at the age of 96. She was the daughter of Walter Dillard Chambers and Lillie Etta Alexander Chambers. She was the wife of Louie Harrison Kaylor for 30 years before his death in 1969. She was married in 1975 to Morris Elbert Hall for 21 years before his death in 1996.
Most of her life she lived in Rock Hill, S.C. June 1930, she entered Fennell Infirmary Hospital for Nurses in Rock Hill, owned and operated by Dr. W.B. Ward. June 1933, she graduated as a registered nurse. Most of her nursing years, she did private duty nursing in hospitals and homes of Mr. Charlie Cobb, Dr. Lloyd Phillips, Mr. Roddey Reid, Dr. James Lupo, Dr. S.H. Shippey, Mr. John Hardin, and Dr. Frank Fairey all of Rock Hill.
From 1972-1975, Lillie was Director of Nurses at White Oak Manor Nursing Home in Rock Hill where she retired January 1975 after 42 years of nursing. November 1976, Lillie was presented a gold pin from The American National Red Cross, National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Red Cross Nurses Pin is a distinctive symbol of professional attainment and service to humanity. It represents affiliation with a world wide humanitarian movement in which professional skills and voluntary services are internationally recognized.
Lillie and family were active members of The First Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill for a number of years. She was a faithful helper in the Children's Sunday School Class, was Circle Member, and Chairman for several years.
In 1975, she moved her membership to Woodland Methodist Church with her husband, Morris Hall. There she was a member of a Sunday School Class and the Mary Martha Circle.
After the death of her husband, she moved to Elon to be near her daughter. Lillie joined St. Mark's Church where she was an active member. She was a very active member of the Christian Workers Sunday School Class, Circle #7, Mary Kimball's Bible Study and the Senior Adult Bible Study. She was a member of The Elon Book Club and The Perennial Friends Garden Club.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Etta K. Antoniewicz and husband, Jan of Burlington, N.C.; sons and daughters-in-law, James Harrison Kaylor and wife, Lauren of New Port Richey, Fla., and John Dillard Kaylor and wife, Lannette of Johnson City, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 15 nieces and nephews. She will be missed by everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, sister, six brothers, one niece and two nephews.
The funeral will be held at St. Mark's Church, Burlington, N.C. on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Ben Bishop, the Rev. Eric Allred and the Rev. Scott Woody officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill at 3:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Church, 1230 St. Mark's Church Road, Burlington, NC 27215; to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215; or to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.
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