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Lillian Estelle Tilley Coon
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1891
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1966
Coryell County
Texas, USA

An Obituary from "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Friday, January 7, 1966:

Mrs. T. M. Coon of 405 South Lutterloh Street died Sunday in the local hospital. She was 74, and had lived in McLennan and Coryell counties all her life.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Scott's Funeral Home chapel, with Minister Herschel Nelson officiating. Burial was in Restland Cemetery.
Mrs. Coon was born Lillian Estelle Tilley in McLennan County April 21, 1891. She was married to Mr. Coon, a farmer, on Dec. 20, 1908, and they moved from Moody to the Mountain community east of Gatesville in 1938. They had resided in Gatesville the last five years.
Mrs. Coon was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
Surviving are her husband of Gatesville; two sons, Lester Coon of Odessa and Dale Coon of Coos Bay, Oregon; three daughters, Mrs. Jim Comer of Oglesby, Mrs. Barnell Allen of Moody and Mrs. G. W. Strickland of Waco; one brother, Coin Tilley of Fresno, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Eva Perryman of Moody; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
One son, Cecil Coon, died March 22, 1964.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Coon's funeral services were Tom Jeff Truss, Jim Comer, Darnell Albert, G. W. Strickland, Milton Pollard and Billy Pollard

From "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Friday, January 14, 1966:

We would like to thank our friends for the flowers, food and cards of sympathy, and for your many kindnesses to us during the passing of our loved one, Mrs. T. M. Coon.
May God be with each of you is our prayer.
T. M. Coon
Mrs. Agnes Comer
Lester Coon
Mrs. Aline Allen
Mrs. Sarah Strickland
Dale Coon
Tommy Paul Coon

From Texas Deaths, 1890-1976:

Name: Lillian Estelle Coon
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 02 Jan 1966
Event Place: Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 21 Apr 1891
Birthplace: McLennan County, Texas
Father's Name: James F Tilley
Mother's Name: Sarah Nell Caruthers
Certificate Number: 01207
GS Film number: 2117921
Digital Folder Number: 005144741
Image Number: 02086
Citing this Record:
"Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Jan 2014), Lillian Estelle Coon, 02 Jan 1966; citing certificate number 01207, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2117921.

The following information was provided by Find A Grave contributor Nelda (Rice) Proctor, #47879257:

Daughter: Sarah (Sara) N.(Coon)Strickland South
Find a Grave#74400078

Sarah Spouse #1 - Glyndell W. Strickland ,
Find a Grave #89996483
Sarah Spouse #2 - Leo "Doc" South -
B: 11/15/1914 D: 11/5/1995
Sarah's Children:
Glenda Strickland Hamilton - Mexia Texas,
Russell Strickland - Groesbeck, Texas

Son: Lester Ernest Coon - Find a Grave #108281095
Lester Spouse - Evelyn Katherine Coon (1923 - 1976)

Family links: 
  Tommie Mccramder Coon (1886 - 1972)
  Agnes Coon Comer (1909 - 2006)*
  Aline Alvis Coon Allen (1913 - 1966)*
  Lester Ernest Coon (1917 - 1987)*
  Cecil C. Coon (1931 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Restland Cemetery
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Plot: E 077.3
Maintained by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
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Lillian Estelle <i>Tilley</i> Coon
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 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

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