Rosa Jackson-Tillie
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Memorial Service

12:00 pm
Monday, October 15, 2018
Orangehill AME Church
3035 SC Highway 261
Wedgefield, South Carolina, United States

Obituary of Rosa Lee Jackson-Tillie

Mrs. Rosa Lee Jackson Tillie, 85, was born to the late Mrs. Janie Whittleton Jackson and the late Mr. Joe Jackson in Wedgefield, South Carolina on May 22, 1933. She was married to the love of her life, Mr. Howard Tillie for eighteen years.

Rosa Lee attend Orange Hill Elementary School and graduated from St. Michael High School in 1953. Shortly after graduation, she moved to the Bronx, NY where she resided until her death. She as employed for forty-two years as a unit clerk by Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. She enjoyed her job and was a dedicated employee until her retirement in 1997.

Rosa Lee accepted Christ at an early age and joined Orangehill A.M.E. Church in Wedgefield, SC. Whenever she came home , usually around the fourth of July, she would always visit her church. She loved Orangehill and never forgot her roots. Rosa Lee attended Bedford Park Congregational Church in Bronx, NY.

Rosa Lee loved her family and would never fail to ask how eve- ryone was doing wherever she called home. She would never hangup the phone before saying “I love you.” She was a very loveableand happy person with a big beautiful smile who will truly be missed.

Rosa Lee was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by two brothers; Joe Louis Whittleton and Paul Whittleton and three sisters; Lizzie Whittleton Williamson, Martha Whittleton and Lillian Whittleton-Ballard.

She made her transition from this earthly life to her heavenly home on September 10, 2018.

Rosa Lee leaves to cherish her memory, her loving and devoted husband; Howard Tillie of Bronx, NY, three brothers; Silas (Shirley) Whittleton, of Brooklyn, NY, John H. (Kerline) Jackson and William (Daisy) Whittleton of Sumter, SC, three sisters; Ruth Ellen Davis and Pauline Harden of Columbia, SC, Mary Williams of Aberdeen, NC, a sister-in-law; Vermelle Whittleton, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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