Velma “Lucille” (Harrell) Preslar, 93, of Sparta, IL; born on May 16, 1928 in Eden, IL; passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 at her home in Sparta, IL.
Lucille was a lifetime member of the Sparta VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed singing and dancing. Christmas was her favorite holiday and she made sure to decorate accordingly for the occasion.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband – Ernest Preslar; parents – Everrett and Mary (Adkins) Harrell; son – James Everrett Preslar; siblings – Clara Gearhart, Bud Harrell, Edgie Harrell, Caroline Barton, Marybelle Randall, and Paula Monnier.
She is survived by seven children – Grace Lavonne Holyfield of Tampa Bay, FL, Ernest (Elsie) Eugene Preslar, Jr. of Rawlins, WY, Edwin Lee Preslar of Byhalia, MS, Mary Alice Sage of Sparta, IL, Raymond Glen Preslar of Memphis, TN, David Wayne Preslar of Memphis, TN, and Tina (Eddie) Jo Henson of Novice, TX; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; two sisters – Wanda Richardson of Farmington, MO and Margie Harrell of Lake Station, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends and family may gather at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.