Friday, April 18, 2008

Anne M. Tillett

Anne M. Tillett, 77, of Cavalier, ND, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cavalier Presbyterian Church, Cavalier, ND. Burial in the Bathgate Cemetery, Bathgate, ND. Arrangements with Jensen-Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Anne Marion Maxham was born July 29, 1930, at St. Johns, North Carolina to Basil M. and Mary K. (Dunning) Maxham. She grew up in St. Johns and graduated from high school at Ahoskie, NC. Anne worked as a licensed practical nurse in Norfolk, VA. On October 13, 1952, she married John Tillett at Elizabeth City, NC. In 1961, the family moved back to Bathgate, ND. She worked as and LPN at the Pioneer Rest Home, Bathgate and the Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier. John died on July 29, 1988. She is survived by her children, Anita (Ron) Storie, Cavalier, ND, Kitty (John) Johnson, Pembina, ND, JoAnne (Larry) Lupien, Cavalier, ND, Russell (Ola) Tillett, Seagoville, TX; grandchildren, James, Brian, Stacie (Derek), Amy, Erika, Jerod, Chris; step granddaughter, Marina; great grandchildren, Lexie and Gavyn; siblings, Bobby Maxham, Aulander, NC, Roselyn Phelps, Hayes, VA, Mary Bell, Disputanta, VA, and Kathy Maxham, St. Johns, NC. Also preceding her in death were her parents. Clergy: Rev. John Werth. Honorary Pallbearers: All of Anne’s Grandchildren. Music: Jenny DeMell, Soloist; Christine Hughes and Betty Irving,Accompanists.


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