Lady Belle (Lillie) was born on April 13, 1921 to Andrew and Lillie Belle Arthur in Cahaba, Alabama, which was the first capitol of Alabama.
She was preceded in death by five siblings, Richard, Moses, Carolyn, Maggie and Henry.
Lillie married her sweetheart, Eddie, affec- tionately known as “Poky” on February 14, 1944. He preceded her in death in 1993.
She attended Poro Cosmetology School and later managed her own salon for many years. She also drove a school bus for Princeton School District.
Lillie and Eddie, along with her two sisters, owned and ran a Bar-B-Que restaurant on Findlay Market that had the best Bar-B-Que and sweet potato pies in town.
Lillie later retired from Hamilton County Allen House Children’s Home.
Lady Belle enjoyed entertaining and hosted many family dinners and backyard Bar-B-Que’s; and talk about her famous ‘square poundcake’.
She was a faithful church member belonging to several organizations, choir, Stewardess Board and other committees.
Lillie leaves to cherish her memory: one sister, Mary McCord; nieces, Christine, Karen, Joyce, Linda (Clint), Katrina and Traci; two nephews, Bernard (Jackie) and Kevin (Lorita); and a host of many great and great-great nieces, nephews and cousins.
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