Lillie Sledge, 96, of Dayton, Ohio fell asleep in death on Feb 15, 2021. She accepted Christ at an early at Bethel Baptist Church. Lillie’s birthplace was Livingston, Alabama, where she was born to the late Ambus and Lolly Fuller. Born May 8th, 1924, the sibling of William, Marsha and Elijah.
Lillie moved from Livingston, Alabama to Dayton, Ohio in 1955. Lillie took joy in raising her children, cleaning, washing and building on her house. She also worked in the fast food restuarant industry and enjoyed babysitting. She took pride in taking care of her husband, Arthur, the love of her life. Lillie Sledge had many grandchildren who were a spitting image of her, who are: Tia, Lawanna, Permesia, and Ruby. She had one daughter, Lillya Sledge, whom she adored.
Lillie is preceded in death by her husband Arthur Sledge; sons: Kenneth, Olvier, Willie and Eddie Sledge; grandson Dion Sledge and granddaughter Sharica Sledge.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her caretaker and devoted only daughter, Lillya Branham; sons Johnny (Valerie), Arthur (Linda), Ambus (Mildred); daughters-in-law: Jeanette (Kenneth Sr.), Caroline (Eddie) Sledge and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other family members and friends.
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