Edith  Tilley

Obituary of Edith Madeline Gardner Tilley

Mrs. Edith Madeline Gardner Tilley, 93, of Kernersville, NC gained her Heavenly Angel Wings on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

 

A native of Yadkin County, NC, Edith was the wife of 65 years to the late William Francis Tilley and the daughter of Ed Gardner and Nellie Pettis Gardner, both deceased. Edith enjoyed time with her family, visiting, cooking, gardening, and loved getting away to the mountains. She always looked forward to her "Sunday Fun-Days" which entailed crafts and her favorite card game, UNO.

 

Survivors include her daughter, Jewel Tilley McClenic and husband Brian; sons, Perry Tilley and wife, Faye, and Curtis Tilley and wife, Nyoka; son-in-law, Johnny McBride; fifteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog and partner in crime, Rusty.

 

In addition to her husband and parents, Edith was preceded in death by her daughter, Frances “Sissy” McBride; great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; three sisters; and seven brothers.

 

The family will visit with friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Saturday May 11, 2024, at Pierce Jefferson Funeral Services, Kernersville, NC.

 

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held at 11:00AM Monday, May 13, 2024, at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel with Rev. Jack Hilliard officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Walkertown.


Friends and family may offer online condolences at www.piercejeffersonfh.com

Saturday
11
May

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel
213 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
(336) 904-1053
Monday
13
May

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, May 13, 2024
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel
213 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
(336) 904-1053

Interment

Gardens of Memory Walkertown
5676 Old Walkertown Road
Walkertown, North Carolina, United States