Joyce Louise Tilley, 85, was born October 11, 1931 to Edgar and Vera Carpenter in Garvin County, OK. She passed away in Midland, TX on March 27, 2017.
She married Murl Tilley on April 27, 1953 in Ardmore, OK. Joyce had worked at the Monument post office for many years. She played golf, enjoyed quilting, crocheting and visiting her grandchildren and loved to travel.
She is survived by a son, Bruce D. Tilley and wife Tracey of Brookeland, TX; daughter, Daina L. Tilley and fiancé T. J. Greenwood of Midland, TX; three grandchildren, Terrill D. Tilley (Julie), of Bynum, TX, Shannon Bender (Tim Scott) of Harker Heights, TX and Lea Ann Buratovich (Brandon) of Falls City, TX; seven great-grandchildren, Hayle Tilley Moden (Clay) in the Air Force, Lexy Ann Tilley, Dylan Tilley, Donavin Bender, Kadence Buratovich, Brantley Buratovich and Ainslee Buratovich.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993 and a brother John L Carpenter.
The loss of Mrs. Joyce Louise Tilley a cherished loved one is the most devastating experiences a family can face. At times, the loss may seem unbearable. Please know that there are people who care and more importantly Psalm 34:18 tells us that "God is near to those that are broken at heart. He is the God of all comfort. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time of grief.
Mrs. WilliamsDetroit, MI
Our hearts are with the Tilley family. Rest In Peace Joyce.
Mr. & Mrs. Evan Shaner & FamilyHobbs, NM
Our condolences and sympathy are sent to Daina and Bruce and families. I went to third and fourth grade at the Monument school many years ago. I have lost both my parents and two brothers. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you, Coleen Aylesworth Toland
Coleen Aylesworth TolandWinnemucca, NV
My prayers and thoughts for the Tilley Family, be strong.
JesseLos Lunas, NM