Funeral services for Dorothy Tilson, 91, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tilson passed away early morning, Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Brooke Haven Health Care, West Plains, Missouri.
She was born July 27, 1925 near Pottersville, Missouri to Clint Pease Hudlow and Frances Hall Hudlow. She then grew up in Howell County and attended the Crider School. On January 14, 1950, she was married at Salem, Arkansas to Irvin Jack Tilson who preceded her in death on April 15, 2000; to this union six children were born. Before her retirement, Mrs. Tilson had been employed at the Kansas National Linen Company and the Wichita Royale Hotel.
She is survived by five children, Eugene Hudlow, wife, Beverly, Moody, Missouri, Kay Liggin, husband, Tony, Locksburg, Arkansas, Larry Tilson, wife, Joyce, Tecumseh, Missouri, Bobbie Jack Tilson, Andover, Kansas and Betty Robinson, husband, Loyd of Illinois; son-in-law, Donnie Vann, Gillham, Arkansas, and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Her parents, husband, one daughter, Edna Marie Vann, and three sisters, Mildred Cook, Edna Sexton and Brica Fox, precede her in death.
Mrs. Tilson will lie in state from 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 31st, until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Union Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Grove Cemetery and may left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.