Brother Lillard Stringer, age 84 of Tunnel Hill, departed this life Saturday, December 28th 2019 at his home.
His favorite things were preaching, singing, playing his guitar, and loving and worshipping God. He was a preacher of the Gospel for 56 years. He was the pastor of North Whitfield Missionary Baptist Church for 36 years. He was also pastor at Lindsey Memorial, Pine Hill and Rays Chapel. He was a member of the Faith Travelers and Southern Gospelaires.
He was preceded by his parents, Walter and Alta Stringer; brother, Billy Stringer; sister Janice Maddux; son, Dale Stringer; Best friend and Brother in Christ, Clyde Hyatt.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margie Stringer; sons Edwin and Michelle Stringer and Mac Stringer; daughters, Kathy and Jimmy Ballew and April and Jody Leslie; brother, Jimmy Stringer; Brother-in-Law, Earl Maddux; grandsons, Todd Poteet, Douglas Whitener, Shane Stringer, Harley Stringer, Blake Stringer, Kyle Stringer, Alex Stringer, Marvin McCormick, Nolan Poteet; granddaughters, Summer Plowman, Whitney Mills, Tori Johnson, Payton Poteet; a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; long time school friend, Joe Worley,
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Brother Stringer will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 31st 2019 from North Whitfield Missionary Baptist Church with J.T. Sanders, Bill O'Neal, Heath Morton and Todd Poteet officiating. Burial will be in Gordy Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at North Whitfield Missionary Baptist Church from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, December 30th 2019 and 9:00 am until 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 31st 2019.
Special thanks to his granddaughter, Whitney Mills for her love and care and Eddie and Michelle Stringer for taking care of daddy.
Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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