Lillian Althea William was born and raised in Poughkeepsie, NY on August 4, 1940 to Anthony and Rose Thurston. Lillian was an employee of Boston Medical and a long time licensed cosmetologist.
She survived by a daughter, LaTreviette Matthews and a granddaughter, Symone Matthews. The oldest of nine, Lillian has four sisters, Jean Morrison of Galloway, NJ, Audrey Myers of Boston, MA, Delores Morris of Boston MA, Yvonne Thurston of Atlanta, GA and two brothers Maynard Thurston and Joseph Thurston of Brockton, MA. Predeceased by two brothers, Anthony Thurston and Gregory Thurston. She leaves behind 17 nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews.