Effie I. Tilley, nee Hamm, 90, of Fairview Heights, Ill., formerly of East Carondelet, Ill., born Feb. 21, 1926, in Hackleburg, Ala., passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Effie had worked at PN Hirsch in Cahokia, Ill., as a retail clerk.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Tilley; a son, Bill Hamm; a daughter, Judy Smith; and her parents, Zell and Leatha, nee Tyra, Lolley.
Surviving are her daughter, Rita Fritch; and her two sons, Rick Hamm and Charlie (Deby) Hamm. She is also survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to the
Online condolences may be made at: www.leesmanfuneralhome.com.
Service: Private family graveside services will be held at Union Hill Cemetery in Hackleburg, Ala.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Dupo, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 1, 2016