Lillian Jimerson, age 75, of Salamanca, New York died Tuesday (September 8, 2009) at the Absolut at Salamanca following a long illness.
Born on April 6, 1934 in Cornplanter, P.A. she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Harriett Lee Pierce. On February 20, 1960 she was married to Mr. Wilbur Jimerson who predeceased her in 1981.
She was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians belonging to the Bear Clan.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Justine Pierce, Darien Center, NY, Harriet Hanna, Clarion, PA; 2 sons, Cletus K. Jimerson, Salamanca, NY, Jerome (Barbara) Jimerson, Marion, NY; several grandchildren; 2 sisters, Lorraine Jennings, Warren, PA, Darlene Pierce, Albuquerque, Mexico and her long companion “Dude”. She was predeceased by a daughter Gwendolyn Elaine Jimerson.
Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Friday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. in the Jimersontown Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Marvin Abrams Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Hillside Haven, Steamburg, New York.
E-condolences can be sent to john @orourke-ororuke.com.