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Betty Jo Tilson, age 69, 175 Tilson Road, Erwin, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2011, in Erwin.
Miss Tilson was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County. She was a daughter of the late Worley and Ola Duggan Tilson for whom she had been caregiver.
She was a homemaker and a member of Coffee Ridge Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Tilson.
Survivors include three sisters, Carolyn Wilson, Laura Tipton and husband, Gary, and Tilda Lewis and husband, the Rev. Harold Lewis, all of Erwin; and three nieces and three nephews.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Evergreen Cemetery.
The Rev. Harold Lewis officiated.
There was no formal visitation.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home was in charge.