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Grace Tiller Jones

Posted By Hall-Wynne On December 16, 2014 @ 3:12 pm In Durham,News,Obituaries | 4 Comments

In Memorial

Grace Tiller Jones passed away peacefully on the morning of December 15th, 2014 at Alamance Hospice Home. Born on Valentine’s Day in 1918, in South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Effie Tiller. She moved to Durham at a young age and worked at American Tobacco Company for many years before retiring in 1980. Aunt Grace as she was affectionately known by many, was a devout Christian and a longtime member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church and later Rose of Sharon Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 52 years Merle T. Jones, brothers, Leo Tiller Jr., Ed Tiller and Ted Tiller, sisters Collier Rich, Edith Snyder and Katherine Tiller, and goddaughter and niece, Kathy Rogers Young. Surviving are her sisters Sarah “Dot” Rogers, Ruth Dudley and Bobbie Rigsbee and brother Kenneth Weeks Tiller (Reba) and her goddaughter and niece, Donna Faircloth and numerous relatives in the Tiller and Jones families.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 19th at 2 pm at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, 4109 Guess Rd., Durham. The family will receive visitors at 1 pm Friday in the church fellowship hall. Burial will immediately follow the funeral at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 1242 Dabney Dr., Henderson 27536 or Hospice Care Center of Alamance–Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington 27215. Hall-Wynne Funeral Home, Durham is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com.

Condolences for the family of “Grace Tiller Jones”

Condolence from Judi B Goss on December 16th, 2014 6:13 pm

Want to say that I will you in my prayers at this time of your loss of your sister,

Condolence from Ray and Prissy Allen on December 17th, 2014 11:31 am

I will never forget Aunt Grace (Uncle Merle, Dot and all). You were there for me during a very difficult time in my life and made a difference in who I am today. Love to each of you.
Prissy Allen

Condolence from Alan Riley on December 19th, 2014 10:06 am

I am very sorry to hear about Aunt Grace. I always enjoyed talking to her when Linda and I would see her. She will be greatly missed by all. Let me know if I can be of any help. Take Care.

Alan Riley ( Linda Tillers Husband )

Condolence from Teresa Davis Browning on December 19th, 2014 2:43 pm

Mrs. Grace, Was a woman of character, faith, and love no matter where you saw her . She really loved everyone I worked with her at American and attended Rose of Sharon with her and she was a delight at all times. I will truly miss her!! May God’s Holy spirit be with you all during this difficult time .
Rest in God’s Loving Arms Mrs. Grace

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