Alma Hyder Tilson

December 9, 1928 - August 19, 2009
Alma Hyder Tilson

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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 .


Sunday, August 23, 2009
12:00 AM

Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
27 Oleta Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • August 20, 2009
    kaleb says:
    I miss you mamaw.

  • August 20, 2009
    jake says:
    i miss you mamaw im glad your in heavan now

  • August 21, 2009
    Linda (Ballard) Owens says:
    Tim, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.May God bless and comfort each of you during this time. Love in Christ, Linda

  • August 21, 2009
    Cathy J. Riley says:
    I feel your sorrow very much just losing my father . I will keep you in my prayers.She was a joy to be with. When she would visit my grandmother {Bertha Gilbert}.My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Cathy J. Riley Daughter of Clifford Justice

  • August 21, 2009
    Jo Ann Painter says:
    Robin, I am deeply sorry to hear of your families loss. You all are in my prayers. Sincerely, Jo Ann Painter