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Mary Arlene Tillman

1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Mary Arlene Tillman Obituary
Dec. 17, 1924 - Jan. 16, 2018
Arlene was born in rural Tower Hill, IL on December 17, 1924. She died January 16, 2018 in Riverside, CA at the age of 93.
Arlene moved to Riverside in the mid-1940s and began working as a telephone operator at Pacific Bell with her sister Lorene. She left Pacific Bell to marry husband Philip Tillman in 1946. They were married 64 years.
Arlene was preceded in death by husband Phil, twin sister Lorene Haines, and brother-in-law Kay Tillman, all of Riverside. She is survived by her two children, Dr. Philip Charles Tillman of Arroyo Grande and Dr. Carol Jean Tillman of Riverside. She leaves behind 2 grandchildren, Jean Tillman of Huntington Beach and lan Tillman of Davis, as well as great-grandchildren Joseph, Sophia and Lucille Brooks of Huntington Beach, and Max and Maggie Tillman of Davis. She is also survived by nieces Karolynn and Sally Eilers of Pana, IL and Sue Perry of New Orleans, LA, nephews Jack Potts of Tower Hill, IL, Terry Perry of FL and Charles Perry of Pana, IL, as well as sister-in­law Evelyn Tillman of Riverside.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5 at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, 7944 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA. Funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 6 at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Chapel. Burial to follow at Riverside National Cemetery, 1:31 p.m. where she will join husband Phil. Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary
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Published in Press-Enterprise from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2018
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