Lelah M. Tillison

Lelah M. Tillison of Granbury, 89, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 in Galveston.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Granbury Cemetery.

Mrs. Tillison was born Nov. 14, 1923 in Childress to Melvin John Wade and Carrie Victoria Martin Wade. She married Clyde Tillison Dec. 19, 1942 in Dallas.

A Baptist, she had lived in Granbury for 20-plus years before going to Galveston to be near family. She loved her family and enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her parents, husband and eight brothers and sisters.

Survivors: son, Sammy Tillison and wife Sharon of Alvin; daughter, Patricia Ward and husband Michael of Paradise, Calif.; grandchildren: Steven, Jeff, Gary, Tim, Travis, James, Stephanie, Tawny, Shonda, Cristy and Michelle; 26 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren and a sister Irene Nowlin of Waco.

Arrangements were by Wiley Funeral Home.