August 29, 2007
Jessie Wall Tilley Lawhon, age 82 passed away peacefully Wednesday (August 29, 2007) at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Roger Thomas and Rev. Bill Monroe. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Johnston County she was a daughter of the late Learon and Agnes Fowler Wall. She retired as a registered nurse from UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill where she worked in labor and delivery for many years. She was preceded in death by her first husband Claude Tilley and second husband Henry A. Lawhon; two infant sons, a brother James and a sister Dorothy.
She is survived by: sons Colby Tilley of Kennesaw, GA, Jimmy Tilley and wife Deb of Ville Platte, LA, Henry Lawhon of Charlotte; sisters Mary Allen of Ayden, NC, Jean Clayton of Laurinburg; former daughters-in-law Miriam Tilley of Kennesaw, GA, Wanda Johnson of Apex and Deborah Lawhon of Charlotte; six grandchildren and many friends.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 —8:00 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage and other times at the residence 60 Fox Run Road, Pinehurst.
Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 of Moore County EMS, P.O. Box 905, Carthage, NC 28327.
Online condolences may be made at: www.fryandprickett.com.