Noble Lee Tillis

August 23, 1946 ~ July 4, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Noble Tillis Obituary

Noble Lee Tillis was born August 23, 1946 to Leonard and Dolrene (Brown) Tillis of Marshall, Texas.

Noble attended the Marshall Public School District and at an early age was baptized at The Macedonia Baptist Church. After attending school, he moved to Ft Worth, Texas where he began driving trucks. Noble later went on to drive for ABF Freight Systems where he retired in 2004 after 27 years of service.

Noble loved traveling, racing horses, watching his daily soap operas and westerns and refurbishing antique cars.  He was also a member of the US Trotting Association, The Circle L5 Riding Club out of Ft. Worth, Texas, and a Dallas Cowboys fan. 

Noble moved away and began his retirement in Omaha, Texas where he met his wife Sandra Rivers, and they married August 21, 2004.

He is preceded in death by his wife Sandra; his Father Leonard and Mother Dolrene; stepson Jerel Avery; siblings Otis Tillis, Nelson Tillis, Rosie Hubbard and his niece Crystal Payne.

His memory will forever be cherished by those he loved, namely his two daughters Rhonda Jones of Forney, Texas; Ashia Tillis (Jesse) of Houston, Texas; two brothers Ardis Tillis (Annette) of Omaha, Texas, Audray Tillis (Thelma) of Marshall, Texas; one sister/niece Debra Martin (Glen) of Marshall, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
July 7, 2023

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tumey Mortuary
611 N. Gibson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Funeral Service
July 8, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Mitchell Church of Christ
6238 F.M. 144 North
Omaha, TX 75571

July 8, 2023

Reynolds Cemetery
US Highway 49 East
Daingerfield, Texas 75568


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