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Janie Sue Blalock Tillett

Janie Sue Blalock Tillett

Timberlake

Janie Sue Blalock Tillett, 83 of 3756 Surl-Mt.Tirzah Road, died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at her home with her family. Born in Person County daughter of the late Richard Blalock & Agnes Brooks Blalock, in addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son John Tillett. Mrs. Tillett, a graduate of East Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for over thirty years in Person County & Wake County. She was a member of Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church & St. Marks United Methodist Church in Raleigh.

Surviving are her husband of over sixty-one years William Tillett of the home; her daughters Sue Scruggs & husband Gary of Merritt Island, Fl., Mary Ann McBride & husband Chuck of Raleigh; her daughter in law Amy Smith Tillett of Raleigh; her sisters Pauline Gentry of Roxboro, Christine Redecker of Raleigh, and her grandchildren Thomas Scruggs, Alex Scruggs, Melissa McBride & Reade McBride.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jarrod Davis. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be: Arthur Tillett, Ben Tillett, Gary Blalock, Alex Scruggs, Thomas Scruggs & Reade McBride.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made Mt. Tirzah United Church 4553 Surl-Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, NC 27583

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com

Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 20, 2014
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