Lila C. Price

Lila C. Price

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Lila Octavia Campbell Price, widow of Alfred Clinton Price, died on Monday, February 20, 2017, at National Health Care, Greer, following several years of declining health.  She leaves a legacy of a devoted Christian who loved and served her family, church and community as a brilliant light for Christ.

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, she was born in Gowensville, SC, a daughter of the late Grace Turner Campbell Lynn and Samuel Broadus Campbell.  Mrs. Price was a member of Apalache Baptist Church since 1950, where she was a Sunday school teacher, choir member, and a member of Women’s Missionary Union.  In 1986 she was retired from Homelite in Greer.

Mrs.  Price’s family includes two daughters, Patsy Hunt (Jim) of Greer and Delaine Blackwell (Michael) of Irmo; three sons, Sam Price (Linda) of Powdersville, Joe Price (Drenda) and Tim Price (Deidre), both of Greer; one son-n-law, Randy Moore of Seneca; two sisters, Marion Brown of Asheville, NC and Lettie Bright of Akron, OH; two brothers, Doug Campbell of Greer and Leon Campbell of Greenville; eleven grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Price was also preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Clinta Price Moore; two sisters, Roselle Campbell and Grace Terry, and one brother, Don Campbell.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Apalache Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Eddie Cooper, Dr. Henry Johnson and Rev. Joe Price.  Interment will be in Wood Memorial Park led by Doug Campbell and Jason Blackwell.

Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Thursday, at the church.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers:  Scott and Stuart Price, Cary Moore, Marc Hunt, Chris Blackwell and Martin Price.

Honorary escorts will be members of the Faithful Workers Sunday school class and the Golden Hearts senior adults of Apalache Baptist Church.

Those desiring to make a memorial may give to Greer Christian Learning Center, Post Office Box 2013, Greer, SC 29652.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences maybe made at

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