Saturday, October 6, 2012

Tilley, Manda 1842-1932 Pittsfield Obituary

Tilley, Manda 1842-1932 Pittsfield Obituary

Mrs. Manda Tilley Dies Friday in Pittsfield

Funeral Services Monday at Laurens M. E. Church
Interment in Laurens Cemetery

Mrs. Manda K. Tilley, who was born in Laurens township in September, 1842, and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orson Cook of that township, died Friday at 12:30 p. m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mark VanSteenberg, in the town of Pittsfield, after three and a half years' illness which at last developed into pneumonia. She was very tenderly cared for by her son-in-law and daughter, above named and during the last two weeks they were assisted by Mrs. Tilley's niece,  Mrs. Cora Risendorph.  Her husband, who was John Tilley, died over 36 years ago.
Prayer services will be held at the home today (Monday) at noon and will be followed by the funeral at 1:30 p.m., at the Laurens Methodist Episcopal church. Rev. Mr. Crispell, pastor of the Laurens church, will officiate and interment will be in the family plot in the Laurens cemetery.
Besides the daughter above named she is survived by one son, Orson Tilley of Laurens, and a grandson, Ray Tilley, of Mt. Vision, and also by several nieces and nephews. The sympathy of many friends is extended in this bereavement.

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