Lillian E. McLouth, a former teacher who was active in East Otto United Methodist Church and the East Otto Fire District, died Thursday in Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, Springville. She was 94.
Born Lillian Goodrich in East Otto, she was a 1928 graduate of Cattaraugus High School and a 1933 graduate of Fredonia Normal School. She was an elementary teacher at a one-room school in East Otto for many years.
Mrs. McLouth was a member of the East Otto Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary and East Otto United Methodist Church since 1936 and taught Sunday school at the church for more than 60 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and the Interchurch Ladies Group.
She also was a member of the East Otto Home Bureau, the New York State Retired Teachers Association, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau since 1954, the Grange League Federation and Agway. She was treasurer for the East Otto Fire District for 17 years.
She and her husband of 45 years, Lloyd, also operated a dairy farm for many years. He died in 1984.
She is survived by Douglas Fancher of Basom, whom she raised since he was 10 years old; his four children and one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Kathryn Pritchard of East Otto and Maxine Sommer of Williamsville.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Mentley Funeral Home, 411 Rock City St., Little Valley. Burial will be in East Otto Cemetery.