Mrs. Tillman was born in Franklin, TN to the late Robert G. and Newell M. Gray Chism.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma, former member of the AEDC Women’s Club and was a Co-Owner of Tullahoma Treasures Antiques. Mrs. Tillman was a popular substitute teacher in Tullahoma and was also a former girl scout leader.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Lewis Tillman; and one son-in-law, Jack H. Bryan.
Mrs. Tillman is survived by two daughters, Jane Gray Bryan of Tullahoma and Martha Sims and her husband Tony of Montgomery, AL; and four grandchildren, Catherine Bryan, Taylor Bryan and his wife Lizzy, Lewis Moore and Rachel Moore.
Visitation for Mrs. Tillman will be held on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 from 9:30-11:00am at Kilgore Funeral Home with the funeral service to immediately follow in the Chapel at 11:00am with Rev. Mark Ashley officiating.
Burial will follow at 3:00pm at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the Adult Literacy Council at Tullahoma/Coffee County Adult Education, 510 South Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.