Lillian A. French, 64 died unexpectedly in her home Oct. 4, 2010.

She was born Sept. 6, 1946, to Howard and Bertha Johnson.

Lillian was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Ronald E. French; two daughters, Deborah and Angela; two sons-in-law, William and John; three grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica and Raymond; and a nephew, Howard Lewis, of Anson.

She was predeceased by a sister, Louise Gould.

Lillian was a selfless, loving, caring woman. She found her calling when she became a nurse, graduating with honors from nursing school in 1991, and working as a nurse until her retirement in 2009. She was an avid gardener and animal lover. She will be greatly missed and will live forever in our hearts.