Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home

705 Davie Ave, Statesville, NC


Lorene Beckham Tilley

April 2, 1928October 3, 2019

Lorene Beckham Tilley, 91, of Statesville, North Carolina, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Gordon Hospice House. A native of Iredell County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Pearlie Bowles Beckham. She was a member of Hams Grove Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Alfred Tilley, and by eight brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Tilley is survived by her daughters, Terri Creedmore and Renee Mayberry, both of Statesville, and by her grandchildren, Amanda and Brooke Creedmore.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mrs. Tilley will be held at Hams Grove Baptist Church at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 6, 2019 with Pastor James Bumgarner officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the services. Memorials may be made to Hams Grove Baptist Church; 202 Hams Grove Rd, Statesville, NC 28625.

The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to all who provided care and comfort (particularly to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County) for Mrs. Tilley.

Condolences may be left online for the Tilley family at http://www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Tilley and her family.


  • Hams Grove Baptist Church


  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 6, 2019
  • Interment Sunday, October 6, 2019
  • Receiving of Friends Sunday, October 6, 2019


Lorene Beckham Tilley

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