Lillie Belle Hansens

Monday, August 30, 2004

Lillie Belle Hansens, 83, of the Antioch community, passed away at 1:42 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004 in Sullivan County Community Hospital.

Born Feb. 13, 1921 in St. Elmo, Ill., she was the daughter of Samuel T. Newcomb and Helen Gibbs Newcomb. She had been married to Wesley Hansens who passed away July 15, 1997.

The certified nurse assistant was retired from Glenburn Nursing Home and she was a member of the Dugger Senior Citizens.

Survivors include: three sons, Wesley "Butch" Hansens and Sam Hansens of Antioch, Marty Hansens of Sullivan; two daughters, Margaret Alexander of Greenwood and Mary House of Dugger; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley Hansens, and one son Jerry Hansens.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Newkirk's Funeral Home Dugger with the Rev. John Lipscomb officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.