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Limuel Fred "Bud" Tillman

January 15, 1941 ~ September 20, 2022 (age 81)


Limuel Fred “Bud” Tillman, 81, of Brighton, TN passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Smryna, TN. He was sang into Heaven by his girls and granddaughters. He was born in McDougal, Arkansas on January 15, 1941 to the late Carl and Bertha Cooper Tillman. Bud was a loving family man who enjoyed meeting new people and never met a stranger. He loved Jesus and was a member of Jaycees, Gideons  and was also a deacon at Community Baptist Church. Bud was a hard worker and spent his work career self employed as pawnbroker and car salesman. He served time in the Navy. In his spare time Bud enjoyed fishing, hunting, and going on adventures with his grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Bertha Cooper Tillman, his beloved wife,  Joann Tillman, his siblings; Johnny Tillman, Billie Tillman, Burlin Tillman and infant sisters, Carleen and Bernice Tillman

Bud is survived by his children; Donna Tillman Harman, Tammy Tillman Danford (Tim), and Robin Tillman Garner, his siblings; Jackie and June Tillman, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at Maley Yarbrough Funeral Home on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The celebration of life service will held at Maley Yarbrough Funeral Home on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 12:00pm with an additional visitation held an hour prior to the service. The committal will be at Covington Memorial Gardens.

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September 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

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