Lillie Belle and her husband Walter are the parents of Drucilla and
Olivia Barber. Lillie Belle, in particular, tended to favor her older
daughter, Olivia, because Drucilla was the product of Walter and Lillie
Belle having unprotected sex. The favoritism of Olivia over Drucilla
caused Dru to run away from home to Genoa City as a teenager. Years
later, when Lillie Belle and Walter reunited with Drucilla during a
visit to Genoa City, she discovered the truth about her conception.
Olivia was furious over this revelation and berated her mother
mercilessly for mistreating her sister for her entire life. Later,
Lillie Belle returned to town after leaving Walter, and she decided to
live with Olivia and her husband, Nathan Hastings.
Lillie Belle caused various problems in their marriage, and she
remained a problem for everyone due to her health situation. Dru tried
to get Lillie Belle to move in with her, but Lillie Belle, once again,
chose Olivia over Dru. Eventually, Walter arrived and took Lillie Belle