Lillian Walston Creal

August 20, 1908 - April 9, 2008

08/20/1908 - 04/09/2008

Past Services

Visitation
Friday April 11, 2008
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home ï¿_ Riverside Chapel
7415 River Rd
Newport News, VA 23607
757-245-1525 | Directions
Service
Friday April 11, 2008
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Riverside Chapel
7415 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607
757-245-1525 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday April 11, 2008
4:00 pm
Lower Wolf Run Baptist Cemetery
Route 250
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-3997 Ll | Directions

Lillian Walston Creal went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. She was born August 20, 1908 and lived in Scotland Neck, North Carolina until she married. She has been a resident of Newport News since 1938. She was a devoted wife and mother.
Lillian received her teaching degree from East Carolina Teachers College and then for thirty years was an elementary school teacher in the Scotland Neck, Roanoke Rapids and Newport News School Systems, retiring from teaching in 1973 from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. She also enjoyed working as a hostess at the Howard Johnsons Restaurant at Newmarket Circle and the succeeding restaurants at that location for many years.
She was a life member of First Baptist Church, Newport News, having been involved in numerous activities and teaching children’s Sunday school for many years. She was a member of the Joy Sunday School class and the Swingin’ Singers. She was a past matron of Emira Chapter OES. She loved to travel with friends and leaves behind many good friends including Elsie Phillips.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert F. Creal, Sr., her father, Wm. Amos Walston, her mother, Lillian Deborah Walston, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include one son, Dr. Albert F. Creal, Jr. and his wife, Jan; one grandson and his wife, Paul and Corinne Creal; one granddaughter and her husband, Carie and Hal Lloyd; six great grandchildren, Ryder and Emerson Creal and Haley, Trey, Matthew and Samuel Lloyd; two sisters, Nina Fountain of Tarboro, NC and Mary Partin of Scotland Neck, NC, and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 9-11 am., Friday, April 11, 2008 at Riverside-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 7415 River Road, Newport News. A funeral service will follow at 11 am. Interment will be in Scotland Neck, NC at 4 pm.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Morningside Assisted Living who have so lovingly cared for Lillian, and also thank Bon Secours Hospice staff for their care.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 12716 Warwick Blvd, NN VA 23606 or to your favorite charity in Lillian’s name.

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Bob & Dorie Priddy
8 years ago

Al and Jan,

In your time of sorrow we send our condolences for the loss of your dear Mother, Lillian.

Bob & Dorie Priddy

Bill Partin
8 years ago

Lillian “Eenie” was a wonderful and loving aunt.I have many, many happy memories of her during my 70 years of life. I will miss her greatly.

My deepest sympathy to Al and Jan and Lillian’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bill