Lillie was the oldest of 13 children in an extended family living with her grandparents. She graduated Greene Central High School and began a work career in manufacturing and discovered that was not fulfilling at all. Lillie thrived when working with groups of people so she headed to college; 30 plus years public education (K-12), and served as classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal in public education. She presently serves her community as a Small Business Owner (Life Coach), Hospital Chaplain, and Ordained Minister. Wife, mother and grandmother is who she enjoys being every minute of the day and night. Lillie’s mission in life is to help improve the quality of life for everyone she gets to serve and interact with. She is thankful to be a part of her rural community and know that she has helped thousands of students and their families to reach their highest potential.