Services were held on Dec. 30 for Lillie Mae Stout, 84, of Ripon, formerly of Visalia, at New Life Assembly of God Church in Exeter. She died on Dec. 20.

She was born in Yellville, Ark. on Jan. 27, 1919 to Calvin and Bertha Burress. She married Wesley Thurlo Stout in Gainsville, Mo. on Oct. 6, 1935. The couple moved to California with their children in the early 1940s settling in the Farmersville-Exeter area.

She is survived by seven children, Orville Stout of Woodlake, Wesley Stout and Marvella Stone both of Visalia, Norman Stout of Pismo Beach, Nick Stout of Merced, Glen Stout of Exeter and Mona Restuccia of Ripon; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Melba Mead of Rogue River, Ore.; brothers, Arlie Burress of Antioch and Jack Burress of Pinole.

She was preceded in death by her husband in April 1999.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that remembrances by made as donations to Beth Haven Alzheimer's Home at 369 S. Wilma, Ripon, CA 95366.

Arrangements were under the direction of Evans-Miller Exeter Chapel.

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