​Dorothy D. Tillman



March 13, 1939 ~ August 5, 2017

Dorothy Deaver Tillman78, passed away Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. She is the daughter of the late Aaron and Eula Mae Deaver, and is the widow of Robert Lee Tillman. Mrs. Tillman worked for Excell Linde as a machine operator, but is known better for her work at the Tastee Shop.

A funeral service will be held Monday evening at 7:00 pm at Walker Memorial United Methodist Church with Pastor Sherman Guthery officiating. Family members will greet friends Monday following the service. Committal services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Pineview Cemetery.

She is survived by a daughter, Ina Gail Smith of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Christopher Ray Smith and wife, Julie Stanley Smith, Timothy Ryan Smith and significant other Sabrina Gayle Rule, Kimberly Bradfield and husband Eric Bradfield, and Michael Tillman; great grandchildren, Raelynn Smith, Daniel Bradfield, Breanna Bradfield, and Brian Bradfield; a sister, Dean Kennedy of Seven Springs; and a brother, Jimmy Carlton Deaver and wife, LaVonne of Suffolk, VA.

Two sons, Brian Lee Tillman and Bobby Phillip Tillman; a sister, Patricia Ann Deaver Bryson; and two brothers, Hubert Deaver and James Aaron Deaver also preceded her in death.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Tillman family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com