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Lillie Harbin (2-26-15) service 3-4-15

Lillie Clementine White Harbin was born on July 15, 1925, in Cerro Gordo, daughter to the late Thomas Henry and Mary Elizabeth Rose Polk White. She was united in marriage to James Elbert Harbin on July 8, 1943, who preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2007. Lillie departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 26, in Savannah.
Mrs. Harbin was a housewife, homemaker and mother. She had also at one time worked at Clifton Manufacturing in Clifton for 15 years. In addition to living in Hardin County, she had also lived in Sikeston, Missouri, for 21 years. She was also a member of Church of the Nazarene in Savannah and attended New Harmony Baptist Church in Cerro Gordo as well.
Lillie loved to sing and she led the singing at the Savannah Church of the Nazarene for many years. She also enjoyed crocheting and sewing pot holders and aprons for family and friends. She loved to cook for her family and was president of her family’s Ladies Club, “The YooHoos.” She also loved to spend time with her best friend and husband, Jamie, before his death.
Mrs. Harbin is survived by her children, James Robert Harbin and his wife Margie of Savannah, Elizabeth Gail Ross of Sikeston, Missouri, and Aliecia Rose Moss and her husband Guy of Zephyr Cove, Nevada; one brother, Lowell Polk of Savannah; grandchildren, Carla Landers and her husband Dan of Greenbrier, Tennessee, Kathy Oros and her husband Carl of Nashville, Lisa VanHoose and her husband John of Savannah, Jamie Ross of Overland Park, Kansas and Aliecia Penrod and her husband David of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and great-grandchildren, Bethany, Ashley, and Cana Landers, Andrew and Audrey VanHoose, Chelsea and Jamison Ross, and Gavin and Carstyn Penrod.
In addition to her husband and parents, Lillie was preceded in death by an infant daughter; and four brothers, Wendell Polk, E J. Polk, Parker White and Eugene White.  
Services were held on Wednesday, March 4, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Carroll Smith officiating. Burial followed in New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery at Savannah.

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