Tillman
Tillman
Celebration of life services for Hazel Marie Smith Tillman will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Haughton Church of God in Christ with Superintendent Ted Scott officiating. Interment will follow at the Fellowship/Home Civic League Cemetery.

Hazel Marie Smith Tillman was born Jan. 23, 1952 to the late Lidge Smith and Easter Harper Smith.

She was united in holy matrimony to the late Harves Tillman and to this union four children were born.

Hazel Tillman departed this earthly life on Sept. 22, 2016 at the Willis Knighton Piermont hospital in Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Billy Smith and Lidge Smith Jr. and a granddaughter, Cera’ Tillman.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories, two daughters, Rhonda Tillman-Mouissi (Benson O.) of Houston and Kimberly Tillman Turner (Jeffery) of Minden; two sons, Gerald Tillman of Lafayette and Cedric Tillman of Minden; 15 grandchildren; four sisters, Delphas Stutson (David) of Minden, Karen Smith of Dallas, Brinda Brown (Lenwood Jr.) of Heflin and Dorothy Smith of Minden; three brothers, Edward Smith (Cheryl) of Houston, Willie Smith (Virginia) of Dallas, and Richard Smith of Houston; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Kennon’s Mortuary.

Services are entrusted to Kennon’s Mortuary. Email condolences may be sent to kennonsmortuary@suddenlink.net.