Lilly Mae Cater, 88, of Monticello, passed away November 3, 2020, at the Woods Nursing and Rehab in Monticello.

She was born February 10, 1932, in Drew County to the late Willie Dee Cater and Ottie Ray Hoover Cater.

She was a retired Burlington Industries employee, a Baptist, and loved to garden and grow pretty flowers.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by four brothers, Cal Cater, Otis Cater, Arle Cater, J.D. Cater and Merle Cater; and three sisters, Grace Cater, Eunice McQuiston and Clara Walters.

Survivors include four sisters, Bessie McClellan of Warren, Lovenner White of Monticello, Evelyn Chamberlain and Mary Sanders both of Pine Bluff; two nephews she help raise, William and Johnny Pemberton; along with numerous other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Friday, November 6 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Rev. Jason Cater officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. preceding the funeral service.