Mrs Lillian Merrill Little, age 100, passed away May 28, 2018 at Atrium Health-NorthEast.
The funeral service will be 2 pm Friday at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Friday prior to the service. Rev Scott Davis will officiate and burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.
Lillian was born in Henderson Co, NC March 24, 1918 to the late Edgar Merrill and Etta McCall Merrill. She was educated in the county schools and in 1935 moved to Kannapolis. Then in 1952, she moved to Concord. She retired from Cannon Mills after 43 years. After retiring, Lillian became a volunteer in the Cabarrus County Council of Aging Department. She belonged to the Poplar Tent Extension Homemakers Club and was a member of the Wright G Campbell # 181 Eastern Star. She was also an active member of Pitts Baptist Church holding many offices including being treasurer for 31 years and pianist and organist for 24 years,
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Little, sisters Susie Rumple, Ruby Rowland, Nell Pace, Lama Allman, and Irene Merrill, and a brother John Merrill.
Survivors include her son Don Little of Concord and her sister Mary Weems.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilkinsonfuneral home.com