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Lillian M. Warfield

August 2, 1931 ~ March 17, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Lillian was born on the 2nd day of August 1931, in Bay Spring, Mississippi to Katherine and Willie Lacey. Lillian was the oldest of six children. 

 

After the family moved to Chicago in 1946, Lillian attended Wendall Phillips High School graduating in 1948. 

 

In 1951 she moved to Fort Wayne, IN, there she enrolled into cosmetology beauty school. After Lillian graduated from cosmetology school she was quickly hired as a hairdresser and manicurist for Wolf & Dessauer Department  Store, in Fort Wayne where she met and fell in love with William E. Warfield better known as "Bill”. Lillian and Bill where married and together they raised Bill's son Jackie Warfield.

 

1970 Lillian and Bill built their dream home on Fox Lake in Angola, IN. Lillian loved the serenity and privacy of living at the lake.

 

Lillian loved fishing, hunting, traveling, and dancing. Lillian was a professional manicurist, active sport hunter of deer  and elk on her weekends and vacations. She loved to spend time with family and friends, playing card games, pool, and trivia board games.

 

On the 17th day of March 2022, Lillian made her life transition to her eternal home. Upon arrival to her pearly white gates, awaits her loving husband, William E. Warfield, mother and father, Kathrine and Willie Lacey, a stepson, Jackie Warfield and a sister, Sherell Lacey.

 

Lillian life legacy will be remembered by her loving siblings, Larry Lacey (Diane) of Detroit MI, Lafrances Ross (John) of Indianapolis IN, Karleute Rials of Burnham IL, Dayphine Mcfadden (Sean) of Burnham IL, bonus sons, Sean Chipps of Burnham IL and David Thompson of Fort Wayne IN. Lillian leaves 10 nieces and nephews that she reared as her own. She also leaves 18 great nieces and nephews, special friends Sally & Fritz Albright, Darla & John Day, Susan Dailey and Dorles Thompson.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
ELLIS FUNERAL HOME
1021 E. LEWIS STREET
FORT WAYNE, IND 46803

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 26, 2022

11:00 AM
ELLIS FUNERAL HOME
1021 E. LEWIS STREET
FORT WAYNE, IND 46803

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