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 Alice <I>Jones</I> Tilton

Alice Jones Tilton

San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Death 2 Mar 2006 (aged 89)
Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Filley, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 17303887 · View Source
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Alice Tilton, 89, Filley, NE, died Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 at the Parkview Center, Beatrice. She was born May 20, 1916 at San Bernardino, California. She attended school in Glendale, California. She graduated from Los Angeles County General Hospital in 1938 with a degree in nursing. She enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served as a nurse at Camp White Hospital, Medford, Oregon and at the 170th General Hospital in Lemans and Lehavre France, being discharged from the Army in 1946. She married DeVer Tilton in 1959. She worked as a private nurse in Los Angeles and Palm Springs area for many years. She and DeVer retired and moved to Filley in 1975. She was a member of the Bitting Norman Post #27 of the American Legion and the Geddes-Thober Post #1077 of the Veterans of Foreign War, Beatrice. She was a member of the Retired Army Nurses Association and Women in Military Association.

Survivors: Husband: DeVer of Filley, NE; son: Don Bonthron and wife Sara of Palm Desert, CA; granddaughters: Erica Bonthron of Lincoln, NE and Vanessa Bonthron of Palm Desert, CA; brothers: Carl Jones and Ken Jones of California; brothers in law: Arlin Tilton and wife Judy of Beatrice, Jack Tilton of Beatrice; sisters in law: Evelyn Lueders and husband Don of Gretna, Audrey Dell of Longmont, Colorado and Marge Mauzey of Lakeside, California.

Preceded in death by parents: Ira and Ava (Cloud) Jones and brother: Bill Jones.

Graveside Services: 11:00 AM, Monday, March 6, 2006 at the Filley Cemetery, Pastor Cindy Karges, officiating. Military Graveside rites by Bitting Norman Post #27 of the American Legion Beatrice. Visitation: Harman-Wright Mortuary Sunday from 11:00 AM-9PM. Memorial established to the Filley Cemetery with Harman-Wright Mortuary in charge. An online register book is available at for messages of condolence. Harman-Wright Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Charla Carter
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17303887
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Jones Tilton (20 May 1916–2 Mar 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17303887, citing Filley Cemetery, Filley, Gage County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Charla Carter (contributor 32988107) .