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Jayne D. Tillman, 1924-2023



Jayne D. Tillman
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Jayne D. Tillman went to be with her Lord on September 17, 2023. She was a resident of The Claiborne at Shoe Creek Senior Living in Central Louisiana at the time of her death. She was 99 years old.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wilton (Bill) Tillman in 2004; parents Walter Andrew Dodson and Nancy Elizabeth Fulgham Dodson; three older brothers and one sister.

Janie Mozelle was a graduate of Utica High and Hinds Junior College and attended the University of Mississippi during the summer and fall of 1945. At Hinds Junior College she was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa and served as it’s president while there. She later served as an executive secretary at the Mississippi Department of Education retiring with 34 years of service to the state which included 3 years of service with the Mississippi Highway Department. Jayne and Bill traveled through the United States and Canada and some in Mexico. After her retirement Jane traveled to more than 27 other countries.

Survivors are Terry L Tillman (Carol) and numerous other nephews and nieces and a host of friends.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in the Utica Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers are Clay Tillman, Zachary Tillman, Jerry Tillman, Sonny Tillman, Larry Dodson with Rev, Ben James of Laurel MS.

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