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Sheila Mae Tilley

August 9, 1940 — August 12, 2022


Mrs. Sheila Mae Tilley, at the age of 82, passed away Friday, August 12 at home surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Tilley was born August 9,1940 to the late Shirley and Mary Williams in Johnston County NC. She enjoyed cooking, decorating her home and being with her family.  Mrs. Tilley was a homemaker who cared for her husband, daughters, grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  She will be remembered as a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanae Wheeler.

Mrs. Tilley is survived by her husband of 54 years, Ronald Tilley; daughter and son in law, Michelle and Norman Perry; son in law, Jeff Wheeler; grandchildren, Ryan Wheeler, Kobe Wheeler (Brooke) and Adriana Perry; sisters, Ann Merritt, Bonnie Teasley (Bubby), Tennie Walker (Charles); brothers, Bernice Williams (Pat), Ronnie Williams, Donnie Williams (Deborah) and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Grant Fox, Cole Teasley, Dylan Williams, Ronnie Williams, Jr., Barry Williams and Brian Williams.

A visitation will be an hour prior Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Hudson Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Norman Perry.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions can be directed to the Epilepsy Foundation in her grandsons name, Ryan Wheeler,

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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