Lillian “”Short”” Longwell Irey, 81, daughter of Marion and Martha Tinsley Longwell, was born Aug. 23, 1923. She died May 25, 2005.Mrs. Irey was born and raised on a farm at Houston. She made her home in Clayton and was a beautician in St. Louis until 2004.She attended the Central Presbyterian Church in Clayton and supported ministries on CBN, Benny Hinn, Oral Roberts, homeless in St. Louis and other charities that touched her heart.She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Edgar Longwell, Mervin Longwell, Loman Longwell and James Longwell; two sisters, Laverne “”Sis”” Shoemaker and Evelyn Wren.Surviving are her son, Roger Lee Irey of Scott City; two sisters, Beatrice Randall and Elnona Morton of Houston; and two grandchildren.Services are 10 o’clock today (Thursday) at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cordie Wimberley officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Lawn Cemetery. “

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