Edna E. Tilghman, age 83, of Walls, Mississippi passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 in Southaven, Mississippi. Mrs. Tilghman was born December 15, 1934 in Holly Grove, Arkansas to the late Fred Bowden and Mattie Bowden Parker. She was a member of Fourth Street Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Franklin Tilghman; one sister and two brothers.
Mrs. Tilghman is survived by two daughters, Kathy Richardson (Joe) of Southaven, Mississippi and Karen Johnson of Walls, Mississippi; four grandchildren, Jeff, Sid, Robert and Lance; six great-grandchildren, Presley, Ella, Laney, Eli, Lauren and Abby; one sister, Carolyn Endsley of Holly Grove; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service for Edna Tilghman will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Brother Lance Madden will officiate.
Pallbearers are Jeff Tilghman, Sid Grayson, Robert Slaughter, Lance Richardson, Joe Richardson and Glenn Endsley.
Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571.