January 1, 1930 - October 8, 2021
Lucille P. Tillman, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home early Friday morning surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Tillman was born January 1, 1930, in Trenton Florida to Rawl and Nell Parrish. She grew up in Trenton and then moved to Gainesville working at City drugs and Phifer bank. In 1949 Lucille and Sonny Tillman were married soon after Sonny returned home from service in the United States Navy. In 1968 Sonny and Lucille opened their first barbecue restaurant located on Waldo Road in Gainesville. They always enjoyed spending time with their family and growing their restaurant business. Lucille loved Gator athletics as well as cooking and dancing. She especially looked forward every year to have the whole family over for Thanksgiving dinner. Lucille is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Floyd Earl “Sonny” Tillman Jr., Daughters; Carolyn Lucille Tillman, Donna Dianne Tillman, Marian Elizabeth Tillman, Amy Sue Tillman, Teresa Wooden Tillman. Lucille is preceded by her son, William Robert Earl Tillman. She is also survived by her Grandchildren; Frances (Randy), Ray, Erica, Michele, Katie, Toni (Shawn), Roy, Chris, Joe (Summer), D.J., Kyle, Trevor, Taylor, Trent. Also 19 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren. Funeral services for Lucille P. Tillman will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at First Baptist Church of High Springs 20112 NW US Hwy 441 with Pastor Steve Matchett officiating. Burial will follow in the Tillman family cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5-7 pm at Williams-Thomas Westarea funeral home. 823 NW 143rd St. Newberry Fl.
Lucille P. Tillman, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home early Friday morning surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Tillman was born January 1, 1930, in Trenton Florida to Rawl and Nell Parrish. She grew up in Trenton and then moved to... View Obituary & Service Information
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