Tillman, Willis Oliver

Birth Name Tillman, Willis Oliver
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 5 months, 5 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1916-03-03      
Death 1997-08-08      
Burial   Odd Fellows Cemetery, Bayou La Batre, Mobile County, Alabama, United States    
Event Note

CODEN Willis Oliver Tillman, who worked as a commercial fisherman, died Friday in a local hospital. He was 81.
A native of Theodore, he resided in Coden and attended the Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include four sons, Willis S. Tillman of Coden, Wilfred Tillman, Madison Oliver Tillman and John H. Tillman, all of Irvington; four daughters, Mary Goleman of Heron Bay, Linda Goleman of Coden, Irma Hamilton of Port Sulphur, La., and Joann Shirah of Theodore; two sisters, Viola Gazzier of Irvington and Edith Willard of Theodore; 30 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Serenity Funeral Home, with services at noon Monday. Burial will be in Oddfellow Cemetery.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Tillman, John Madison1875-11-191960-06-02
Mother Cain, Edna Viola18821964-03-16
    Sister     Tillman, Mary Elizabeth 1907-08-05 1970-03-08
    Sister     Tillman, Irma Oneda 1903 1930-08-31
    Brother     Tillman, Claude Leslie 1909-02-01 1943-03-04
    Sister     Tillman, Viola 1912-08-11 1998-07-01
    Brother     Tillman, Fredrich Graham 1914-03-29 1994-01-23
         Tillman, Willis Oliver 1916-03-03 1997-08-08
    Sister     Tillman, Dorothy Edith 1919-04-04 2003-11-10
    Brother     Tillman, John Harvey 1921-08-05 1956-02-04