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Lois Little

August 31, 1924 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 95)


Lois Little, 95, of Carthage, passed away Sunday evening, March 1, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. at the Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden, Illinois.

Lois was born August 31, 1924, in Adrian, Illinois the daughter of Ernest Roy and Mary Esther (Lyon) Harris.  She graduated from Carthage High School.  On December 7, 1945, she was united in marriage to Ralph N. Little.  He preceded her in death in 1995.  Lois was an active member of the Carthage Primitive Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the Thrifty Fingers Club.

Lois is survived by two daughters, Ruth (Ernest) Slottag of Springfield, Illinois and Jane Little of Richmond, Virginia; a son, James (Sandra) Little of Carthage, Illinois; grandchildren, Joseph (Krista) Little, Thomas (Dolly) Little, Richard (Julie) Little, Sheri (James) Doyle and Kathryn (Philip) Purgason; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Little, Jared Little, Joshua Little, Kourtney Little, Vince Little, Beau Little, Bradyn Little, Brooklyn Little, Bryson Little, Peliah Purgason, Heis Purgason and Quill Purgason.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Ralph in 1995.


Funeral services will be held at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage on Thursday morning, March 5, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. with burial to follow in Harmony Township Cemetery near Bentley.  Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday with family meeting friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Harmony Township Cemetery, Carthage Primitive Baptist Church, or donor's choice. 

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March 4, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

Funeral Service
March 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

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