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“My heart goes out to my family back home in North Carolina. Aunt Lilly was a very sweet and loving woman. On of my fondest memories was as a little...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Denise Denton Douglas - Southaven, MS

“My deepest sympathy for Susan Auton family. May you know and feel the love from friends as you go through this difficult time. I believe Ms. Lilly...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Rickert - Garner, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Liz & Duke Thurston - Clayton, NC

“With Sympathy to the Susan Auton Family. Somewhere a journey begins at the end of the worldly existence we know, somewhere a path stretches over the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Rhonda Carlyle - Zebulon, NC

“Susan, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Please know that my family and I are lifting you up in prayer. God Bless. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Paula Langill - Raleigh, NC

“I love you. I miss you. Love Colby ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Colby shearer - Four oaks , NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with Susan Auton and her family during this very difficult time. I am here for you Susan. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: David Mills - Raleigh, NC

“My heartfelt condolences go out to Susan Auton and family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Faye Atkinson Brown - Raleigh, NC


Lilly M. Tart Spence, 85, passed away on February 26, 2013. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:00p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. L. E. Godwin, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Battle Ray Spence. She is survived by her children, Tilley Preston & husband, Mike of Clayton, Donald Moore of Texas, Susan Auton & husband, Jerry of Clayton, Jimmy Spence of Clayton, brother, Melvin Tart of Clayton, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren. The family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. with service to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals & Cremations, Clayton.