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Ruth E. Tillman

January 18, 1962 July 4, 2018
Ruth  E.  Tillman
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Ruth Elease Tillman was born on January 18, 1962, in Eagle Lake, Colorado County, Texas to the late Earnestine Grant- Tillman and Rufus Tillman.

She graduated from the Rice Consolidated Independent School District, Altair, Texas. After high school, she received a certification in Childhood Development from the Aikon Technical College.

Ruth who was fondly known as Ms. Ruthie, and was blessed to give life to four beautiful children; Cheslee, Charity, Christal and Christian.

Ms. Ruthie had a love for people, especially children. She wanted to make a career in child care. When she was no longer able to work on a public job, she opened her heart and home to many children. When it came to helping a child, she did not know the word “no” and every child was special to her. Because of her act of kindness, many children lives were touch by her.

She was a faithful member of the Bethel Baptist Church, Sealy, Texas, where she served under the leadership of Pastor Charles B. Frazier. She as an active choir member, she served as president of the choir and the president of the pastor’s aid. No matter what she was going through, Ms Ruthie would always lift up her Lord and Savior and give God the Praise. She was a mother figure to all of the single mothers and women in the community and in her family. Her favorite saying was “I may not see, but God does.”

As life went on she was overwhelmed with the blessing of her grandchildren which is Jayse De’Shon Luna and Brooklyn Rae Tillman and she will be expecting a baby girl named Noah Elease. Even through her struggles she always found time for her family.
She also encouraged her family and friends to joined church which she attended at Bethel Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her father, Rufus Tillman and mother Earnestine Grant-Tillman; daughter, Cheslee Tillman; Big Mama; grandson: Jayse Luna; sister-in-law, Janice Tillman; god mothers; Maggie Smith and Annie Bell Scranton.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, her god mother, Deloris Branch (Kenneth), children; Charity Tillman and Christian Tillman; god children; Nikki Williams, Winzell Williams, Aliah Lozano, La’Nieya Smith; grandchild: Brooklyn Tillman; siblings; Rufus Tillman, Jr., Doris Tucker, Calvin Tillman, Sandra Tillman, Dorothy Stovall, Kurt Tillman, Beverly Williams; nieces: Tiffany Moore, Yvonne Collins, Aj Siemen, Carisma Johnson, Natalie Williams (Lonnie), Stephanie Green (Calvin) Sierra Tillman, Sa’Rya Tillman, Brittany Danas, Bryana Dana. Nephews: Kishjon Rogers, Joseph Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Aj Siemen, Brandon Danas. Special daughters: Latoya Ross, Lila Banks (Greg), Bri-Auna Smith (Robert) and many cousins and friends. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all who knew her.


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Visitation

Saturday

7

Jul

2:00 PM 7/7/2018 2:00:00 PM - 2:45 PM 7/7/2018 2:45:00 PM
Bethel Baptist Church

513 San Felipe Road
Sealy, Texas 77474

Bethel Baptist Church
513 San Felipe Road Sealy 77474 Texas
United States

Service

Saturday

7

Jul

3:00 PM 7/7/2018 3:00:00 PM
Bethel Baptist Church

513 San Felipe Road
Sealy, Texas 77474

Bethel Baptist Church
513 San Felipe Road Sealy 77474 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sealy Cemetery Final Resting Place

768 4th Street
Sealy, Texas 77474

768 4th Street Sealy 77474 Texas
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