May 11, 1946 - May 9, 2013
BOURBON - Velma J. Tillotson, 66, of Bourbon, was called home at 8:39 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
She was born May 11, 1946, in Kentucky to John and Opal (Bentley) Sexton.
Surviving are her daughters, Debra (James) Dawson of Bourbon and Patty (Robert) Vaile of Etna Green; son Tim (Tonia) Tillotson of Bourbon; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Nancy Miller and Edna (Earl) Scarberry, both of Bourbon, and Sharon (Randy) Fisher of Nappanee; brother John Ernest (Kathy) Sexton of Ohio; and very close friend Eugene Tillotson.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Bourbon.