February 20, 1937 - September 1, 2021
Mrs. Mary Dorothy Tillman, 84, of Peoria, Illinois passed away at 8:25 PM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Mary was born on February 20, 1937 in Calhoun City, MS to Perry, Sr. and Nora (Herrod) Pittman. She married Felton Tillman; he preceded her in death. Mary was a great mother who loved her family and grandchildren. She loved cooking and was a great cook. Mary loved jokes and watching soap operas. Mary leaves to cherish her most precious memory one son, Jimmy Tillman; two daughters, Gloria (Louis) Tillman and Josephine Sanders all of Peoria, IL; one brother, Perry Pittman, Jr. of Racine, WI; three sisters, Katherine Dunn of Duck Hill, MS, Una Mays of Calhoun City, MS and Alice (Jimmy) Pittman of Grenada County, MS; four grandchildren, Josh Patterson, Chris Tillman, Timothy Patterson and LaCricia (Reynard) Walker; eight great grandchildren and of host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Robert Tillman and Steve Tillman; one daughter, Stephanie Tillman; three brothers, John Pittman, Willie Pittman and James Pittman and three sisters, Nora Pittman, Daisy Pittman McKinnley and Myrtle Baker. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Star of Hope Full Gospel Church with a visitation at 10 am. Bishop Joseph Johnson will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the capacity of the sanctuary or less. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mrs. Mary Dorothy Tillman, 84, of Peoria, Illinois passed away at 8:25 PM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Mary was born on February 20, 1937 in Calhoun City, MS to Perry, Sr. and Nora (Herrod) Pittman.... View Obituary & Service Information
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