Rosie Violet Tilley

Rosie Violet Tilley died May 12, 2019 in Lexington at the age of 92 years 3 months 6 days. Funeral Services were held Thursday, May, 16, 2019 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at the Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at

Rosie was born February 6, 1927 in Purcell, Oklahoma to Isaac and Myrenda (Myers) Jones. She was raised and attended school in Purcell. 

In 1945, she married Logan Junior Tilley. While Logan was serving in the military, Rosie was home taking care of the farm and family. Rosie enjoyed gardening, crocheting, ceramics, and numerous other crafts. She enjoyed listening to Logan play the guitar and sing. Rosie and Logan loved spending time with their family, going camping, fishing, and going out on the boat at the lake. Rosie even helped re-roof her home.

Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, Ike and Myrenda Jones; sisters, Ellen Baker, Loreen Owens and Helen Lansdale; and brothers, Jimmie Jones, Ervie Jones and John Jones.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda George; son, Tommy Tilley and wife, Audrey; grandchildren, Amanda Randol and husband, Jason, Angela George, Troy Tilley and wife, Abby, and Adam Tilley and wife, Kara; great-grandchildren, Calum Tilley, Olivia Tilley, Cameron Randol, Brianna Randol, Aaron Tilley and Kassie Tilley; and numerous other relatives and friends.