Funeral services for Lillie Jane Saulsberry, 86, of Broken Arrow, were held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Pastor Adam Stang officiated and burial was in Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow, OK. Casket bearers were Brandon Johnson, Chris Dallas, Scott Johnson, Terry Ball, Ethan Pruitt, Jerry Ball and Jim Fisher.
Lillie was born April 25, 1929 in Prague, OK to Joseph and Agnes (Sojtik) Kubicek. She passed away September 30, 2015 in Broken Arrow, OK.
Lillie was the youngest of seven children. She lost her parents at a very young age. Lillie worked at Southwestern Bell Phone Company through her mid-twenties until she married her husband Jerry. They were married for 60 years. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping in her earlier years with her family, then later enjoyed going to their mobile home, Gobbler’s Roost with three other couples. Lillie helped out with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts when her children were little. She loved to bake and cook and she was always cooking up the wild game that her husband and brother-in-law shot. Lillie helped with the Meals on Wheels program for a number of years and was a volunteer at a Broken Arrow hospital.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jerry Saulsberry; daughter, Jane Saulsberry-Bishop and husband Russ; son, Jerrald Saulsberry of Birmingham, AL, and Jeffrey Saulsberry of Broken Arrow; granddaughters, Ashley Saulsberry of UT and Rebecca Saulsberry of TX; grandsons, Dustin Bishop of Owasso, and Derek Bishop and wife Ashley of Owasso; great-granddaughter, Zoey Bishop; step-great-grandson, Nicholas Webster; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Agnes Kubicek; sisters, Emma Miller, Rosie Luther, and Hermie Dawkins; and brothers, Bill Kubicek, Ed Kubicek, and Joe Kubicek.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Lillie’s memory be made to a charity of your choice.