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Tootsie Tilley

September 22, 1929 February 15, 2019
Tootsie Tilley
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DURHAM: Tootsie Tilley, 89, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late John Alson Keck and Ruby Taylor Keck. In addition to her parents, Tootsie was also predeceased by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Tilley; daughter, Robin Clements; grandson, Edwin B. “Tripp” Clements, III; and sister, Marie Geanes.
Tootsie retired from Duke University Stores after 32 years of service. After their retirement, Tootise and Bobby moved to Surfside Beach, SC where they checked in for a permanent vacation.
Tootsie is survived by her son, Jay Tilley (Amy); son-in-law, Ed Clements, Jr.; grandchildren, Erin Clements, Alison Whitaker (Rodney), Ashlyn Tilley (Nik), Ansley Tilley, Jordon Tilley; great-grandchildren, Taylor Mayes, Maddie Whitaker, Falyn Whitaker, Mason Clements, Tatum Clements, Kaylee Grace Clements; sister, Helen Inscoe (Harry); and great-granddog, Pearlie Mae Clements.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21st at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A graveside service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Palliative Care Gift Fund, Forsyth Medical Center Foundation: 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27199-2129.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Thursday

21

Feb

9:00 AM 2/21/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/21/2019 10:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Graveside Service

Thursday

21

Feb

12:00 PM 2/21/2019 12:00:00 PM
Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

400 Murchison Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390

Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery
400 Murchison Road Spring Lake 28390 NC
United States

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Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

400 Murchison Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390

400 Murchison Road Spring Lake 28390 NC
United States
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