Thelma Jane Tillotson, 83, of Ridgeland, SC passed away January 19, 2022. She was born on March 4, 1938, in Hardeeville, SC to the late Mr. Jasper Cooler and Mrs. Bertie Cooler.
Mrs. Tillotson worked as an Admission Manager at Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head Island, SC. She enjoyed cooking and hosting her family, and she was famous for her pecan pie and fried chicken. Thelma was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She embodied patience, grace, and strength at all times.
Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Rhett Tillotson, Ashley Tillotson (Sherri); two sisters, Susie Riley, Kay Lovell; sister-in-law, Jean Cooler; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy Tillotson; one son, Rod Tillotson; one daughter, Janie Miller; one granddaughter, Megan Elizabeth Ashley, and one great granddaughter, Ivey Belle Tillotson.
Funeral services will be held on February 12, 2022 at 11:00 am at Vaigneur Funeral Home, 6802 Tillman Road, Ridgeland SC 29936. Burial will follow in Red Dam Baptist Church Cemetery 488 Red Dam Church Road, Ridgeland SC 29936. The family will receive guest at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 am until, the hour of the service.
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