Viola P. Tillman, 95, rural Weir, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at her home. She had been in ill health for one year.
She was born Oct. 15, 1914 in Falcon, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Graham Doublin. She had lived at rural Weir since 1954, moving from rural Pittsburg, where she had lived since 1943. She was a graduate of Lebanon High School.
She married Mack Tillman on Nov. 6, 1943 in Pittsburg. He preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1983.
Tillman was a homemaker for most of her life. She worked as a certified medication aide at Medicalodge South in Pittsburg for 17 years, retiring at the age of 75.
Membership was held in the Nashville Christian Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn S. Ayres, Las Vegas, Nev., Betty L. Cooper, Fall River, Marrion E. DeLange, Hepler; three sons, Hervey J. Bone, Girard, Bill D. Tillman, of the home at rural Weir, Alan Wayne Burton, Independence, Mo.; one brother, Dow Doublin, Hartford City, Ind.; 17 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren Alex and Michell.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir, the Rev. Bob Litz of the Nashville Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Columbus City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. today at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 104 W. Main in Weir. A memorial has been established to the Nashville Christian Church or Harry Hynes Hospice. Memorials may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.