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  Van Alstyne Cemetery
Southside Block 2


Myrtle Tillett
& Clarence W. Tillett

Whitewright Sun
November 14, 1991

Services for Mrs. Myrtle Gean Tillett, 89-year-old housewife of Van Alstyne, who died Saturday at Wilson N. Jones Hospital, were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Flescher Funeral Home Chapel in Van Alstyne.
The Rev. Jim Poole and Norman Ewell officiated and burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mrs. Tillett was born in Westminster, Texas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion F. Gear.  She married Clarence Tillett in Westminster, October 1916.  She was a member of the Elmont Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sons, Clarence Tillett Jr. of Whitewright, Billy Tillett, Rob Tillett and James Tillett, all of Van Alstyne; Wayne Tillett of Fort Worth and Jerry Tillett of Caddo Mills; daughters, Pauline Gentry and Jenny Wise, both of Van Alstyne, Juanita Boatwright of Sherman, and Jo Ann Marr of Whitesboro; brother, Clifford Gear of Fort Worth; sisters, Leona Stroud of Anaheim, Calif., and Irene Griglione of Gunter; 40 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

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