Obituary for Wilma Lee Whatley Gaines Tillman

Published 11:43 am Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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Mrs. Wilma Lee Whatley Gaines Tillman, 88, of Andalusia, passed away Saturday March 6, 2021 in Pensacola, FL.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Tuesday March 9th at Bethany Baptist Church with Brother Nathan Daniels officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.   Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Monday March 8th at Foreman Funeral Home and thirty minutes prior to services at the church.

She is survived by, James H. Tillman, Sr.; her children, Babs (Dwight) Mikel, Beth (Buddy) Wilkes, James H. “Bill” (Sherry) Tillman, Jr.; her grandchildren, Brittany (Beau) Daniel, Rebekah (Zac) Lollar, Abby (Steven) Rogoski, Sarah Anne (Joel) Erickson, Mary Beth (Brad) Sullivan, Rachel (Parker) Wilson, James H. (Baileigh) Tillman, III,  John (Megan) Tillman, Meredith Tillman (fiance’ Steven Flatt);15 great grandchildren and one sister, Willie Brooks.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, John Hamilton Gaines; her parents, Frazier and Elvie Whatley; and brother, Wilson Whatley.

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