On August 25, 2019, Edna May Tilton passed away peacefully in her sleep. Edna May was born in Forked River, New Jersey on October 26, 1923; she was 95 years old. She and her husband William Jacob Tilton both resided in Keysville, VA and had been married for 72 years. They are both surely celebrating being back together in heaven.
Edna is survived by three daughters, Elaine Rodriguez, Stella Hinkle and Mary Veals, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, along with many loving nieces and nephews. She was an avid crochet expert and loved to spend time with her family.
Edna retired from Air Cruisers in Belmar, New Jersey where she produced life saving devices for the airline industry. She will be missed dearly.
Her memorial service will be held on September 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Emanuel Bible Church, 401 Southern Drive, Keysville, VA 23947. A celebration of her life will follow at her daughter Mary’s home in Prospect, VA. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA will be coordinating arrangements.