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Elsa Tilley

Jun 24 1947 - Mar 05 2007

Elsa G. Tilley, age 59, of McKinney, Texas passed away March 5, 2007 in McKinney. She was born on June 24, 1947, in the Philippines to Norberto and Salvacion (Rayandayan) Gamis. On January 14, 1989, she married Missionary John Tilley in Del Rio, Texas. Mrs. Tilley served in the ministry for over 17 years in Texas, the Philippines, Alabama and Mexico. She was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church in Forestdale, Alabama. She is survived by her sons, Robert Gamis and wife, Yvonne of Anna, Texas, Eric Molitor and wife, Shelley of Allen, Texas, and Alan Foster and wife, Stephanie of McKinney, Texas; grand children, Nikki, Brianna, Micaiah, Johnna, Noah, Juliana and Bethany; mother, Salvacion Gamis of the Philippines; and several brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Missionary John Carl Tilley in 2003. Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2007, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Pastor Charles Andrews of Fortsdale, Alabama officiating. Visitation will follow the services at the funeral home from 5 -7 PM. A graveside service will be held at Jones Cemetery, Utopia, Texas, at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 10, 2007 with Pastor Jim Taylor of San Antonio, Texas officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bible Baptist Church, 606 Erwin St., McKinney, Texas 75069.
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