Ms. Hazel Wiladean Martin Tilley was born April 16, 1935 in Wayne County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Edgar Lonzo and Gertie Opal Powell Martin. Ms. Tilley retired from the El Rancho Furniture Company. She loved all of her family, Christmas, Hallmark movies, and shopping. She will be greatly missed. Ms. Tilley departed this life on May 23, 2020 in Florence, Alabama, making her stay in this life some 85 Years, 1 Month, and 7 Days.
She is survived by three sons, James Tilley and wife Jannie of Collinwood, TN, Jimmy Tilley and wife Linda of Florence, AL, Jerry Tilley of Lutts, TN; a brother, George Martin of Lutts, TN; three sisters, Fran Mericer of Lawrenceburg, TN, Shirley Pate of Lawrenceburg, TN, Linda Burden of Killen, AL; 11 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Tilley was preceded in death by three brothers, Pete Martin, Robert Martin, and Bill Martin.
A graveside service was held on May 25, 2020 at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lutts, Tennessee with Nolan Burns officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors assisted the family.