John E. Tillman
Funeral Date: 10/16/2011

Obituary:
John E. Tillman age 74, of Warren, Ar. died Thursday, October 13th at the Bradley County Medical Center. He was born April 30th, 1937 in Banks, AR., a son of the late Deltha Alonzo Tillman and Virginia Parks Tillman Gannaway. He was retired from Potlatch Lumber Company with 30 plus years of service, working at the Bradley Lumber Company and then the Southern Lumber Company, and was a United State Army Veteran serving in Germany, and he attended Banks Public Schools and was a member of Westside Baptist Church. Also proceeding him in death is his step father Julian “Teddy” Gannaway, brothers, William Thomas Tillman and George Edward Tillman. He is survived by his wife Myrtle Gardner Tillman, Warren, Ar.; 1 son Herschel Tillman and spouse Kim, Warren, Ar. 3 daughters, Donna Wilson and spouse Mark, Rogers, Ar.; Julie Hamilton and spouse Kenny, Warren, Ar. and Carol Sellers and spouse Robert, Warren, Ar. 1 brother, James Tillman and spouse Mary Helen, Warren, Ar. His step-mother, Doris Tillman, Jacksonville, AR. 11 grandchildren, Chad Wilson, Jennifer Grimes, Clay Wilson, Chasity Hamilton, Courtney Hamilton, Codi Hamilton, Carrie Sellers, Ginnie Sellers, Jessica Jones, James Jones, and John David Tillman. 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00pm Sunday, October 16th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Bill Gardner and Rev. Jim Bales officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Tully McCoy. Burial with military honors was in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Rusty Rowell, Jerry Burks, Dewain Womack, Josh Barham, Donnie Rice and Rick Anders. Active pallbearers were Ricky Loomis, Lamar Hunter, Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Thomas Frazer, Jimmy Reynolds, James Wright and Joe Bradford. Memorials preferred Bradley County Veterans Museum 210 North Main Street Warren Arkansas 71671.

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Name: Donna Ozment - Raney
Message: To all the family, I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. John. I know how it hurts to lose your father, but remember, he is in no more pain and in a much better place. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: Sorry for your loss. May God Bless & help you get through this hard & painful time of your life. Your in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: James & Viola Mew
Message: We share the sorrow of your loss. We pray that God enfolds John in his bosom through all eternity and fills the void in his family's life with love for Christ and fond memories of John. May he rest in peace.

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: Thinking and praying for the family during this difficult time. God is Faithful!

Name: LaMar Hunter
Message: Gonna miss you John. We had allot of good times.

Name: Karen Carter Brown
Message: Mrs. Myrtle, Donna and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love, Karen Carter Brown

Name: Tom Ed Wright
Message: Saints are never lost, for we know where they are. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. May the Lord comfort you in this truth.

Name: Fran&Jimmy Reep
Message: So sorry to hear of the loss of John,He was one man that you always enjoyed talking to. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: We are so sorry for your loss of John. He was a very good friend and a good man. Stars are brighter tonight with him up there!! Love, Ken & Lula

Name: Cathy, Pat , Angie and Brenda and Effie Day Surgery Staff
Message: Dear Carol and family, We are so sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: GARY AND RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: MYRTLE AND FAMILY WE ARE SO SORRY ABOUT MR. JOHN. WE SURE THOUGHT ALOT OF HIM. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU ALL AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

Name: Nadine Johnston
Message: Myrtle, Julie and Carol-Sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Carolyn Curry
Message: Our families have been close for many, many years. I treasure friends; I lost a good one yesterday.

Name: Bob & Laverne Laster
Message: Myrtle,so sorry --You are in our prayers

Name: Bill and Angela Dawson
Message: Family~so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Mike & Rhonda Gorman
Message: So sorry for you loss, May God give you the strengh you need during this difficult time.

Name: Sherry Tillman
Message: Uncle John's stories, jokes, laughter and his love will be missed but will forever remain in our hearts .. His love for his family always true and pure as a heart of gold.. May the angel he has always been to me rest in peace in gods home now .. Love each and everyone of you .. I hope that in some way the love that you see that everyone has for him warms your hearts and gives you some comfort..

Name: Sherry Grice Funderburg
Message: To the family of Mr John I send my greatest sympathy.He will be missed by many. May God hold each of you in his loving arms.

Name: Alton & Betty Richard
Message: Myrtle, we have you and your family in our prayers. God is a great comfort to you I know.

Name: Beckyand Buddy Rauls
Message: Myrtle and family, So sorry to hear about John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed.

Name: janice funderburg
Message: myrtle im so sorry. i will be praying for you.god will see you through.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley
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Name: PATSY JOHNSON- CHAPMAN
Message: CAROL, SORRY TO HERE ABOUT YOUR FATHER YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY PRAYERS

Name: Andy Hodges
Message: I was sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Connie McDougald Jones
Message: I am really so sorry to hear of your loss, but I'm happy Daddy has his best friend with him now. God bless and comfort you all, Connie

Name: Connie McDougald Jones
Message: I am really so sorry to hear of your loss, but I'm happy Daddy has his best friend with him now. God bless and comfort you all, Connie