|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1979|
North Carolina, USA
Tilde was known for her beautiful, thick and very long black hair which she wore in a very long braid wrapped neatly around her head. She was a very sweet and humble woman who would go out of her way to do anything for anyone. She was the sister of Elizabeth Mae Chapmon Shown, Robert Lee Chapmon, followed by her youngest sister, Nettie Lou Chapmon Shown. On this memorial is an old photo of all four of the siblings when they were small. The photo was probably around 1916 based on how little Aunt Net looks in the photo.
Tilde married Lloyd on February 16, 1929, two days after Valentine's Day. Tilde was 18 years old and Lloyd was 25 years old. Tilde and Lloyd celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February of 79' before Tilde went home to the Lord in October that year.
Tilde was the mother to three beautiful daughters and one son. She found being a wife and a homeworker one of the greatest joys in her life. It could be said that the four "Chapmon women" - Lizzie, Tilde & Net along with their mother, 'Mama Carroll surely loved their snuff. As a child, I saw all sorts of inventive ways with which these ladies partook, disposed and conversed with their snuff all quite intact. It was truly a marvel to observe. It was surely a lesson in life to learn how one brushed their teeth after the 'event'. It was often that Mama Carroll would take a twig that she had honed down to a fine brush on the end and she twirled that twig expertly as she cleaned her teeth. She told me once that this is how everyone used to 'brush' their teeth before toothbrushes.
Tilde along with her sisters enjoyed canning vegetables and sharing many times with her sisters 'shucking corn' and 'snapping beans'. These ladies were all fantastic cooks and could fix fried chicken, the best gravy and mashed potatoes that could be eaten. Course, the deserts they all made such as homemade banana pudding, coconut cake and those 'fried' apple pies. It is any wonder that we all remained so slim and trim in those days...but we surely did.
James Bailey Chapman (1867 - 1913)
Mary Lee Murphy Chapmon-Carroll (1888 - 1972)
Fleming Lloyd Toler (1904 - 1982)
Elizabeth Chapmon Shown (1905 - 1974)*
Robert Lee Chapmon (1907 - 1985)*
Addie Matilda Chapmon Toler (1910 - 1979)
Nettie Lou Chapmon Shown (1911 - 1994)*
Evergreen Memory Gardens
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sharon Shown
Record added: May 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110402577