She was born on March 11, 1926 to Harold and Helen (Patton) Stoops.
She was baptized in the Lutheran faith. Lillis was a United States Navy veteran, who worked as a nurse during the Korean War on one of the hospital ships. She received her Bachelor Degree in Nursing from Indiana State and also attended the School of Nursing through Union Hospital .
She loved artwork and cartooning.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles Duffy, and two sisters, Luna Jo Rotman, and Lois Cheek.
Survivors are nephews, John Stubblefield of Ogden , Utah , Darrell Rotman and wife Carolyn of Jasonville, Joe Rotman of Terre Haute , David Rotman and wife Lisa of Robinson, IL, and many great nieces and nephews.
Private services are scheduled. Burial will be in K of P Cemetery in Hymera.
McClanahan Lee Funeral Home of Jasonville assisted the family in making arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donationas may be made to your local humane society in Lillis name.