Tahlequah Daily Press


March 25, 2011

Lille Mae Parris-Fritts

TAHLEQUAH — Memorial services for Lille Mae Parris-Fritts will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 27, at Green Country Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. John Lee. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.

Lillie Mae Fritts was born in Tahlequah, on April 20, 1926, to Cornelius Quinton and Katie (Wolfe) Quinton. She passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Tahlequah, at the age of 84 years.

Lillie grew up in the Tahlequah area and was a graduate of Central High. Following graduation, she attended Haskell Institute in Kansas for two years.

Lille worked as a seamstress. She loved to dance and was a musician, playing both the keyboard and guitar. Lillie enjoyed raising flowers. Much like her flowers, Lillie saw the beauty and good in each person she knew. She loved everybody.

Lillie is preceded in death by her parents Katie and Cornelius Quinton; five brothers, Felix Quinton, Lewis Quinton, Nathaniel “Buddy” Quinton, Johnny Quinton and Neal Quinton; three sisters, Susie Hogan, Nancy Quinton and Jacqueline Skinner.

She is survived by her sister, Hazel Rhodes of Hulbert; a daughter, Diedrie Sporn and Jerry of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Mack McClure of Oklahoma City, and Diedrie McClure of Ohio; a host of nieces and nephews; her two Boston terriers, Buddy and Bennie; and numerous loved ones and friends. Lillie will be missed but never forgotten.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.

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