WEIR — Viola P. Tillman, 95, of rural Weir died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at her home. She had been in ill health for a 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.
Mrs. Tillman was a homemaker most of her life. She worked as a certified medication aide at Medicalodge South in Pittsburg for 17 years, retiring at 75.
She was a member of Nashville Christian Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn S. Ayres of Las Vegas, Nev., Betty L. Cooper of Fall River and Marrion E. DeLange of Hepler; three sons, Hervey J. Bone of Girard, Bill D. Tillman of the home at rural Weir and Alan Wayne Burton of Independence, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dow Doublin of Hartford City, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; and two grandchildren Alex and Michell.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir with the Rev. Bob Litz of the Nashville Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Columbus City Cemetery. The family will receive their friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, 104 W. Main, Weir.
A memorial has been established to the Nashville Christian Church or Harry Hynes Hospice and these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.