Born 2-18-1923-- Died 5-15-2007
Venita Mae Felstad, of Salem, daughter of the late Roy Georgeman and Ida Mae (Sutterfield) Tilley, was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Big Flat, Ark. She died May 15, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84.
She worked as an apartment complex and hotel manager. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith.
She is survived by: two daughters, Virgie Cotter of Viola, Ark., and Pam Crisco of Kansas City, Mo.; five brothers, Chester, Doyle, Don, O.D. and Junior Tilley, all of Mountain Home, Ark.; two sisters, Rosie Lee Lewis of Mountain Home, and Linda Sue Castro of Omaha, Neb.; two granddaughters, Lisa Neal and Karen Cotter; two great-grandsons, Tyler and Alex Neal; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; son, Bobby Gene Gibson; two brothers, Lonnie and Bennie Tilley; three sisters, Reba Cotter and two infants.
Graveside services and burial were held May 17, at the East Oakland Cemetery in Mountain Home, Ark., under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Gary Cotter, Verlin Cotter, Tyler Neal, Alex Neal and Dennis Neal.
Memorials preferred to the East Oakland Cemetery Association.