Lillie Mae Cousins, a lifelong resident of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at the family home. She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sweetwater. Miss Cousins was the last surviving class member of the Sweetwater High School graduating class of 1932.
She was 100.
Preceded in death by: her parents, John Mathew Bloomer Cousins and Bertha Mae Butler Cousins; sister, Lila Pearl Romine; brothers, Virgil and James Paul Cousins and a great-great niece, Lorelei Pearl Dortch.
Survivors include: her niece, Margaret Pratt;
Great niece and hubs and, Amy and Brian Dortch;
Great nephew and wife, Andrew and Jessica Pratt;
Great-great nephew, Ian Dortch;
Great-great nieces, Kaylee and Kaycee Prat;
Special friends, Michael, Laquita, and Dallas Brewster and Gail Kadau.
A special thank you to the staff of Home Health Care of East Tennessee, Inc. and Hospice.
The family received friends of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, followed by a graveside service and interment at 11 a.m. in the West View Cemetery with Rev. Mike Justice officiating. Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, in charge of arrangments. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com