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Betty Tillman

March 26, 1928 — June 27, 2018

Mary "Betty" Propst Tillman, age 90 of Cramerton, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Courtland Terrace. She was born March 26, 1928 in Gaston County to the late Lemuel Lester Robert Propst and Claudia Blackwood Propst. Betty enjoyed cooking, flowers, and birds. She also loved the beach where she and her husband, Ben lived for many years at Long Beach-Oak Island.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Ben Ford Tillman; son, Dale Ford Tillman; and siblings, Toby, Jack, Andrew, and Earl Prost and Dolly Vandyke.

Survivors include her daughters, Benette Sutton and husband, Robert of Cramerton and Lisa Adams and husband, Gene of Grover; grandchildren, Christa DiCiaccio and Tony Patterson; and great grandchildren, Lee, Saxon, and Ben Snyder.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services with Rev. Dennis Wells officiating. Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:45 AM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Foundation for the Blind, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121.

Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net

  • Visitation

    June 30, 2018
    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Funeral Service

    June 30, 2018
    11:00 AM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Interment

    Saturday June 30 2018

    Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

    Pink St.
    Cherryville, NC
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