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Lillie Grace Close
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Lillie Grace Close, 102, of Alexandria passed away June 28 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital.


She was born September 18, 1913 in DeKalb County. Her parents were the late Tandy Walker Fitts and Elizabeth Ann Trapp.


She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Alexandria.


She was preceded in death by her parents,; Husband of 55 years, Alton Close; brother, Bernice Fitts; sister, Martha Nell Fitts Scott.


She is survived by a son, Ben Close of Dowelltown; daughter, Judy Close of Florida; grandchildren, Dwayne (Elaine) Close of Smithville, Daryl (Angie) Close of Smithville, David (Renee) Close of Brush Creek, and Mary Grace (Howard) Bennett of Hermitage; eight great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren also survive.


Funeral services were held Friday, July 1, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Alexandria. Bro. Scott Barrett officiated with burial following in Hillview Cemetery.






Anderson Funeral Home, was in charge of the arrangements.






Smithville, TN


July 6, 2016