OBITUARY

Laura (Houser) Tillery

February 16, 1930June 9, 2021
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Laura Houser Tillery, 91, of Charlotte died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her home.

A native of Lincolnton, NC, Mrs. Tillery was born to the late Charlie Flay Houser and Minnie Maybelle Rudisill Houser on February 16, 1930. She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and sang in the church choir. Mrs. Tillery was a member of various clubs and organizations, including the neighborhood Garden Club, the Square Dance Club, she was a Girls Scouts Leader, Drum and Bugle Corps Mom, a Boy Scouts Den Mother and served as an Election Board Official. She loved to travel and loved NASCAR. Mrs. Tillery was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Price Tillery, Jr. in 2004. She is also preceded in death by a sister, Violet Virginia Carpenter.

Mrs. Tillery is survived by her children, Deb Grant (Jack), Tripp Tillery (Cheryl); grandchildren, Brenna Grant, Hannah Grant, John Grant; niece, Judy Carpenter, nephew, Jim Carpenter and her beloved dog, Ozzie.

The family wishes to express special thanks to her caregiver of 7 years, Susan Furr and also caregivers, Wendy Tull, Shenna Scott and Lattayne Caldwell.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

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Doug Mckenzie

June 13, 2021

I grew up with Debbie and Tripp’s in the neighborhood I have known Jackie and tommy all my life Jackie will sure be mised

Nancy Blitch Dobbins

June 13, 2021

So many memories of St. Luke growing up with Debbie and Tripp, you are in my prayers! I loved looking at the pictures of your sweet mom. So glad we have the hope of Jesus and being reunited with our loved ones in eternity. 🙏🏻❤️

Barbara Ballard

June 12, 2021

I'm very sorry to hear about your mom. My mom (jo griffin ) used to si g in the choir together. She was a sweet lady. My thoughts are with all of you.

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