Obituary for Elizabeth "Betty" Louise Tilson (Loyd)
Elizabeth "Betty" Louise Tilson, age 75, 346 Crosswhite Lane, Erwin, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Guy Elbert, Sr. and Janie Kate Metcalf Loyd. Betty was a homemaker and a member of West Park Street Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Greg Tilson on January 14, 1990, a daughter, Pamela Denise Tilson on November 9, 2015, two grandchildren, Josh and Dalton and one brother, Guy Loyd, Jr.
Betty leaves behind to cherish her memories, her husband of sixty years, J. D. Tilson; two daughters, Tammy Williams and husband, Johnny of Erwin and Lisa Tilson of Highlands Ranch, CO; three sisters, Sue Williams and husband, Ronnie, Lola Jean Miller and husband, J. D., and Joann Williams, all of Erwin; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
It was Betty's wish to be cremated.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Betty may be made to your favorite charity.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Tilson family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Tilson family. (423) 743-1380.