PIQUA - Dorothy M. Tillman, 91, of Piqua, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Piqua Manor. She was born April 9, 1922, in Glouster, to the late Albert and Louise (Gazelle) Zimmer. She married D. Dean Tillman on Sept. 11, 1940, in Covington, Ky; he preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 2002.
Mrs. Tillman is survived by two daughters, Jane (Steve) Schulz of Piqua and Barbara Tillman of Piqua; a son, Gary (Kay) Tillman of Evans, Ga.; four grandchildren, Eric Tillman, Jenny (Greg) Tobias, Matt Schulz, Andy Brush; and several nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, John "Jack" Zimmer; and a sister, Bernice Zimmer.
Dorothy was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical & Reformed Church, where she had been active in many of the church's activities. She was a lifelong homemaker and enjoyed shopping for herself and others, and researching family genealogy.
A funeral service to honor her life will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Keith Gebhart officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Church, 500 N. Downing St., Piqua, OH 45356; or Evercare Hospice, 130 W. Second St., Dayton, OH 45402. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com