Alma Hyder Tilson, 80, of Hendersonville, NC, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 19, 2009.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County , she was the daughter of the late Hilliard and Florence King Hyder. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who always put others before herself.
She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Broadus Tilson; her son, Tim Tilson and wife, Robin, of Etowah; her daughter, Sherry Cartee of Hendersonville; three grandchildren, Melinda Russell, Chase Cartee, and Tristan Tilson; three great-grandchildren, Jake, Kaleb, and Gavin Russell; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, August 23, 2009 at Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery. The Reverend Greg Mathis will officiate. The family will receive friends from 4 – 6 PM Saturday, August 22, at the home of Tim Tilson in Etowah.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerís Association, 31 College Place, Ste D320, Asheville, NC 28801 .
Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
27 Oleta Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792