The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 25, 2016 at Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church, Railroad Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Burial will follow at Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Mother Lillia King Ingram was born in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia, June 16, 1923 to the late Sip King and Fannie Florence Hankerson King. She was one of ten children: Willie King, Johnny B. King, Allen King, Baby Boy King, John Lee King, Lena King, Amelia King, Minnie Pearl King Edwards, and Plummie Kate King Harris. (All preceded her in death.) She attended school at Rosenwall School and Lumpkin Academy. She joined the Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church under the leadership of Elder Walker at an early age. She retired as a domestic worker.
Mother Ingram, affectionately called “Lil”, was preceded in death by her husband J.B. Ingram. She came to North Carolina in 1948 and later became a member of Gethsemane United Holy Church in Hampstead, NC and later was made Mother of the Church. She was president of Home and Foreign Missions. For many years, she served as church secretary. Mother Ingram testified that God had blessed her to not miss a Sunday attending church since 1953 because of bad health. She was a mother figure and raised a daughter as her own. Mother Ingram was highly respected and loved by the community.
Survivors are five grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, one nephew, two great nieces, and one great great nephew, and special friends, Minnie Pearl & David Kirkland.