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 Charles Davis “Charlie” Tillman

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Charles Davis “Charlie” Tillman

Birth
Tallassee, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA
Death
2 Sep 1943 (aged 82)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID
52191875 View Source

Charles Davis "Charlie" Tillman was a pioneer of southern gospel music. He was a performer, wrote some one hundred songs and a publisher of twenty-two gospel song books.

Just to mention a few of his songs he wrote were "Old Time Religion", "My Mother's Bible", "Ready" and "When I Get to the End of the Way."

He was memorialized in the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame and was among the first to be included into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

The inscription on this tombstone, "Life's Railway to Heaven."

Son of James LaFayette and Mary Fletcher (Davis) Tillman

Husband of Mary Anna "Annie" (Killingsworth) Tillman

Charles Davis "Charlie" Tillman was a pioneer of southern gospel music. He was a performer, wrote some one hundred songs and a publisher of twenty-two gospel song books.

Just to mention a few of his songs he wrote were "Old Time Religion", "My Mother's Bible", "Ready" and "When I Get to the End of the Way."

He was memorialized in the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame and was among the first to be included into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

The inscription on this tombstone, "Life's Railway to Heaven."

Son of James LaFayette and Mary Fletcher (Davis) Tillman

Husband of Mary Anna "Annie" (Killingsworth) Tillman


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