Leilia Majors, one of Jefferson County’s Centenarians, went to be with her Lord at the age of 107 years, 8 months, and 25 days on October 15, 2019 at 12:16 A.M. at Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 21, 1912 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late John and Lydia Belle (Hayes) Phelps. Leilia married Hershal O. Rightnowar. She later married James H. Majors on June 15, 1967 in Nashville, Illinois. They were blessed with thirty-one years of marriage before he preceded her in death on December 21, 1998.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Dennis Southerd officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Shiners Hospital for Children or Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care.
Call Newell Funeral Home – Waltonville at 618-279-7272 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.