Lillian V. Fleming 09/06/2012
Lillian V. Fleming Lillian V. Fleming, 92, of DeKalb Junction, died, September 6, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Graveside service will be at the East DeKalb Cemetery, September 10, 2012, 11:00 am, Lay Pastoral Assistant Martha Helmer officiating. Lillian is survived by her daughters, Donna Lillis, Liverpool, Carol and William O’Horo, Canton, Linda and David Bishop, DeKalb Junction, Cindy and Rod Johnston, Arizona, a brother Earl Jeffers, Arizona, grandchildren, Michael and Michelle Lillis, Jeremy and Justin Bristol, Rebecca, Zachary, Emily and Sarah Bishop,great grand children, Kyle and Lily Bristol, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Karen Fleming, a brother, Claude Jeffers, sisters, Keitha Hall, and Ilene Woods. Lillian was born on November 16, 1919 in the Town of Gouverneur, the daughter of Claude and Pearl Burnham Jeffers. She graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1936 as valedictorian of her class. She continued her education at Potsdam Normal School and graduated in 1939 with a Bachelors of Education degree. Lillian married Lloyd H. Fleming on August 28, 1943 at the DeKalb Junction Methodist Parsonage he died on December 8, 2002. Lillian was a teacher at Hermon DeKalb Central School from 1962 until her retirement in 1976. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Richville for over 65 years, a member of NYSUTA, and Retired NYSUTA. Lillian loved her cat Lucy, to read, do crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and needlework. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.