JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
LILLIE MAE ULREY

Funeral services for Lillie Mae Ulrey, 77, of 309 S. Church St., Christopher, 
will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Christopher. The Rev. 
Eugene Fox will officiate. Burial will be in the Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 
north of Sesser. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today. Mrs. Ulrey 
died at 6 p.m. Saturday in Miners Hospital, Christopher. She was born May 26, 1895, 
in Jefferson County, the daughter of Jasper and Mary Asberry Wells. Her husband, 
John Ulrey, preceded her in death in 1957. Survivors are a son, Carl of Manteno; a 
foster daughter Vera Crain of Ft. Branch, Ind.; two brother, Leonard Wells, of 
Mt. Vernon and Bert Wells of Sesser; a sister, Grace Roy of Christopher and seven 
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren



Source: The Southern Illinoisan
Date: July 24, 1972
Submitted by: Robert Loman



 

 

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