Lillie Mae McBurl was born. October 2, 1937, to Myrtle Lee Thomas and George McBurl in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. She had six siblings, George Jr., Christine, Martha, Eddie Robert, and Peggy. George, Martha and Robert preceded her in death. She married March Finley on December 25, 1955 and to this union seven children were born with three children preceding her in death. Lillie loved and raised Marcia Cornelious (Dean), Phyllis, and Morris Finley who are left to celebrate her life, guidance, and giving spirit. She accepted Christ at a young age and attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she was a faithful member and brought her children up in the faith. She later met and married Rev. I. Sloan (Popsie) and became the First Lady of Jackson Grove in Coweta, Oklahoma. She later became a devoted member of Macedonia Fellowship overseen by her Pastor and sister Dr. Peggy Owens. While at Macedonia, she was a Sunday school teacher for many years and was an inspiration to many of the church members, Lillie always was one who would give you words of encouragement, advice, and love. Many would seek her no non-sense, Word based wisdom. She continued to be a member until her passing from earth to glory. She leaves behind her four children: Marcia Allen (Allen, TX); Dean (Alvertis) Finley (Tulsa); Phyllis (Dwayne) Tapp (Sand Springs); and Morris (Marquetta) (Tulsa). Lillie has 15 grandchildren, with two preceding her in death, and seven great grandchildren. Affectionately known as “Nana and Aunt Lillie”, she had a host of nieces and nephews. Viewing will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 9:00am-8:00pm at Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 1:00pm, Friday, November 21, 2014 at Crown Hill Memorial Chapel.
- Date & Time: November 21, 2014 (1:00 PM)
- Venue: Crown Hill Memorial Chapel
- Location: 1821 E. 66th St N. Tulsa, OK 74130 - (Get Directions)
- Date & Time: November 20, 2014 (9:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
- Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home & Crematory
- Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104 - (Get Directions)