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Elmer Tilley Jr.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Born 2-25-1934 -- Died 4-1-2008

Elmer Tilley Jr. was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Lutts, Tenn., and died on April 1, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 74.

He was united in marriage on March 15, 1964, in Malden, Mo., to Daisy Matthews.

He was a member of Christian Tabernacle.

He is survived by: his wife, Daisy of the family home in Mammoth Spring; three children, Glenda Yates and husband Glen of Thayer, Mo., Michael Andrew Tilley of Mammoth Spring and William Tilley and wife, Karen of Atwood, Okla.; four grandchildren, J.J. Yates, Michaela Tilley, Shawn Evans and Staci Evans; five sisters, Virginia Casteel of Savannah, Tenn., Linda Buchanan of Risco, Mo., Susie Woods of Eldorado Springs, Mo., Gladys Stultz and Pauline Cachran both of Parma, Mo.; and several other relatives.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Elvia Perry, Dorothy Tilley and Mary E. Tilley; one brother, Etheridge Tilley and one infant brother.

Funeral services were held April 5 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bro. Jason Jackson officiating. Burial was in the Eagles Rest Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.