|Birth: ||Oct. 6, 1914|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2009|
OBITUARY: The Shreveport Times, Shreveport LA, Jan 18, 2009.
Bienville, LA - Florence Auro Tilley Peeples Bailey passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 at Grace Home in Shreveport following a short illness.
Auro was born Oct. 6, 1914 in Bryceland, LA to William Jesse Marvin Tilley and Florence Jordan Tilley. She graduated from Bryceland High School, LA Tech and attended LSU. Auro worked as a high school teacher in Doyline, LA and Athens, LA, substituted in various schools and retired from the Louisiana Welfare Department. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Homer, LA where she was a Sunday school teacher and active in UMW.
Auro was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, C.W. Peeples and her second husband, Wayne Bailey; brothers, Billy Tilley and Barnaby Tilley; sisters, Mary Grace Hays and Valera Conly; brother-in-law, Eldred Hays and son-in-law, C.J. Lewis.
She is survived by her children and spouses, William Douglas and Fane Peeples, Sharon and Jimmie Simmons, Samuel Wade Peeples and Celeste Lewis; brother, Leighton and Mary Alice Tilley; sister, Fayma and Charles Goodgame; brother-in-law, C.J. Conly; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and their families.
Her family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Highland Hospital and Grace Home.
William Jesse Marvin Tilley (1878 - 1974)
Florence Jordan Tilley (1884 - 1958)
Florence Auro Tilley Bailey (1914 - 2009)
Barnaby Tilley (1916 - 2004)*
Mary Grace Tilley Hays (1921 - 1971)*
Mount Mariah Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Doug McBroom
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
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