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 Nova J. <I>Thompson</I> Wachob Tilford

Nova J. Thompson Wachob Tilford

Death 25 Dec 2005 (aged 85)
Burial Rosedale, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 59006002 · View Source
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BLOOMINGDALE- Nova J. Thompson Wachob Tilford went home to be with the Lord 8:00 p.m. December 25, 2005. She was born April 30, 1920 to the late Charles E. Thompson and Eliza West Thompson of DeLand, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Wachob. They had one son, Charles Wacob Jr.. He and his wife, Sharon, survive in Farmer City, Illinois. Other survivers include a grand daughter, Julie Nemecek, her husband Ken, and a great grandson Nickolas of Decatur, Illinois. Another grand daughter, Jennifer Johnson, her husband David, and two great children, Denver and Jessica of Indianapolis, Indiana also survive.
She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Wayne Tilford, of Bloomingdale, Indiana. A step daughter, Jan Sollars, her husband, Pug, of Clinton, Indiana, also survive with two grand daughters Lori Sollars of Terre Haute, and Brandy Peterson, her husband David, and a great grand daughter Lindsey of Clinton, Indiana. Nova is survived by many friends and family in Indiana.
Nova had eleven brothers and sisters. Survivers include Alice Richardson and her husband Don of Florida, Della Lubbers of Monticello, Illinois, William J. Thompson and wife Dorothy of Denver, Colorado, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by Sally Lindbloom, Golda Howard, Wilma Jones Halfpenny, Ray Thompson, Tommy Thompson, Delmar Thompson, Robert Thompson, and James Thompson.
She was a farmer in her early years, a member and Sunday School teacher at DeLand United Methodist Church, a School Board member, and a member of the Sweet Adeline Barber Shop singers. Later she worked as a representative and district manager for Avon and then with United Moving in Terre Haute, Indiana. Nova was also a homemaker and a lover of the woods and nature. She enjoyed living in the country near Bloomingdale, Indiana, where many fond memories were made when friends and family visited.

Services are 11:00 am Thursday, Dec. 29, in Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home at 287 Main St. in Rosedale with the Rev. Bill Herb officiating. Burial will follow in the Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 pm on Wednesday at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, and before services on Thursday.




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  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59006002
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nova J. Thompson Wachob Tilford (30 Apr 1920–25 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59006002, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Rosedale, Parke County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Tonya & Keith Tetidrick (contributor 47138594) .