Michael Rodney Tillman, 53, of Surrency, died Nov. 24, 2012 in a car accident in Baxley. Tillman is the son of the late James and Della Mae Tillman. Michael Rodney was born Nov. 16, 1959. He was a life long resident of Appling County. Michael was a graduate of the Journeyman Ironworkers and was a Union member of the local 709. In addition to his parents, his brother, Jimmy Tillman, preceded him in death.
Survivors include one son, Michael Ryan Tillman of Odum; one sister, Wendy (Mike) Sellers of Hazlehurst; one brother, Greg (Cheryl) Tillman of Surrency and two nieces and four nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Bethel Methodist Church with the Revs. Carl Rowell and Frank Davidson officiating. Interment followed in Bethel Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Dennis Stevens, Greg Tillman, Jr., Shawn Tillman, Corey Turner, Frank Boone and Ronald Watson.
Musical selections were rendered by Sandra Nettles.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.