Phyllis Tillman

May 27, 1952March 20, 2014
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Phyllis Y. Tillman, 61, of New Bern, died March 20, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center. She was a native of New Bern.

She was preceded in death by her husband Roney Tillman and a sister, Virginia Yates.

Phyllis is survived by her son, Mickey Tillman, her daughter, Kelly Tillman, two grandchildren, Tyler and Marley Tillman and one brother, William “Billy” Yates, all of New Bern.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Cotten Funeral Home. Her service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, March 24, 2014 at Cotten Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or to Fresenius Medical Care, Craven County Dialysis, 2113-B Neuse Blvd., New Bern, NC 28560.

Online condolences may be made to the Tillman family at

Arrangements under the direction of Cotten Funeral Home, New Bern, NC.


  • Visitation Sunday, March 23, 2014
  • Service Monday, March 24, 2014

Phyllis Tillman

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George Wetherington

April 12, 2014

Remembering you Phyllis!

Pegg Flanagan Shelor

March 30, 2014

Mickey.... So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a special woman. I still remember her fondly and the introduction to fried peanut butter and jelly sandwiches... I still eat them. You are in my thoughts friend.

Annette Jones Canady

March 26, 2014

Mickey, so sorry for your loss. Your loss is Heaven's gain. Such a sweet and beautiful woman.

Linwood Brinkley

March 25, 2014

Sorry for your loss, your mom was a great person. My thoughts an prayers are with you. Linwood Brinkley.

Waynett Rowe

March 25, 2014

Mickey and family our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Your friends the Rowes

March 24, 2014

Kelly we love you and we are keeping you and your family in our prayers- - -Central Appt Center- - Kim/Denine/Stacy/Celia/Sherita/Paula/Debbie/Jessica

March 24, 2014

Thinking of you,and im sorry about your loss.Your mom was a good friend and co-worker.She will be missed.May God Bless You All.........MIKE LEE

March 24, 2014

Mickey thinking of you and your family sorry for your loss.
Dalton hardison

mike lee

March 24, 2014

Im so sorry for your loss.Phyllis was a good friend and co-worker.She will surely be missed.God bless you all..
Mike Lee

March 24, 2014

Mickey and Kelly so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Ginger H. Murphy