Frances Tillman Presley, 94, died Thursday, July 25, 2013. Mrs. Presley was born Sept. 29, 1918 in Appling County to the late James Herman Tillman and the late Effie O’Connor Tillman. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church where she served as church treasurer for many years. Frances retired from B. C. Moore’s.
Two brothers, Darryl and Phillip Tillman and three sisters, Louise Church, Pansy Martin Rudolph and Helen Gibbs, preceded her in death.
Survivors include one sister, Eva Vernadene James of Martinez; a brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Frankie Tillman of Baxley and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Swain Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Tommy Daniels and Sam Holland officiating. Interment followed in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were nephews: Nathan Tillman, Dickie Tillman, Reggie Tillman, Harry Mason, Matthew Mason and Randall Thomas.
Musical selections were rendered by Kim Hall.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.