Family of Grace McGILL (149) & John Dudley TILSON Senior
Obituary: Funeral services for Staff Sgt. J.D. Tilson, Jr., who died suddenly in a New York hospital last Tuesday, were conducted at Moffit Funeral Home in Henderson, Sunday afternoon, Bro. Joe Cooke VanDyke officiating. Sgt. Tilson was stricken in New York where he was stationed. He died soon after first word of his illness reached his wife in Henderson. Sgt. Tilson was well known here, having lived in Lexington and Henderson County most of his life. He had worked as pharmicist here, Henderson and Bolivar. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Grace Tilson; his father, J.D. Tilson, Sr., of Knoxville; his wife of Henderson and one son, Ben. Burial was in Henderson with military honors.
John Daniel married Mary WARD. Born on 4 Nov 1907. At the age of 89, Mary died on 1 Feb 1997. Buried in Feb 1997 in Henderson City Cemetery, Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee.
They had one child:
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