Pauls Valley Democrat
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Lillian F. McQueary of Paoli was born June 6, 1915 in Iola, Texas to Walter Lee and Roberta (McDuffie) Franklin. She passed away November 13, 2012 in Pauls Valley at the age of 97 years. She was raised in the area around Garvin and Maysville and has made Pauls Valley her home most of her life. Lillian had owned and operated her own restaurant in the Alex area and later worked for Tom's Café in Pauls Valley. After she began working for Wacker's she earned the position of an Assistant Manager. After retiring she worked in homes around the area, but her most precious job was that of Grandmother. Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Roberta Franklin; her husband, Alfred McQueary; and her son, Joe Lee Wigley; as well as 3 brothers and 1 sister. Surviving family include her son, Jim D. Wright and his wife Barbara of Pauls Valley; her daughter-in-law, Wanda Wigley of Paoli; 8 grandchildren as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Paoli Cemetery officiated by Roy Shave. Interment will be at Paoli Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.