Lillian Louise Lee Emory

Lillian Louise Lee Emory

October 11, 2023, 77, Smithfield —

Lillian Louise Lee Emory, 77, of Smithfield passed away on October 11, 2023, at her home.  She was born in Sampson County on February 18, 1946, to the late Russell Lee and Lillian Strickland Lee.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael Ray Reaves, and brothers, Earl Daniel Lee and Buddy Boyette Lee.

She is survived by a son, Roy Lee Reaves, Jr. of Smithfield; daughters, Kathy Lynn Wagner of Garner, and Donna Jean Bradshaw of Smithfield; brother, Robert Dean Lee of Wade; grandchildren, Edward Holloman, Brandon Register, Daniel Ennis, Samantha Ennis, Russell Reaves, Christopher Reaves and Angela Angle; great-grandchildren, Kristen Holloman, Jamie Maxwell, Caiden Angle, and Kailey Angle.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the family home at 4787 Swift Creek Road, Smithfield, NC  27577.

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Casey Funeral Home and Cremations is honored to serve the Emory Family.