2018-04-12 / Obituaries

Billie Frank Tillery

Memorial services for Frank Tillery, age 75 of Lexington are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the home of Jody and Laura Tillery in Lexington.

Billie Frank Tillery was born August 4, 1942 in Houston to Merle Frank and Billie Louise (Thompson) Tillery. He was a 1960 graduate of Sam Houston High School in Houston.

On July 29, 1968, he and Vera Ellen Banks were married in Houston.

Frank worked 11 years as a dispatcher with BJ Services, an oilfield company in Mineral Wells. He was a member of Faith Temple in Lexington.

Frank passed away Thursday morning, April 5, 2018 in the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.

He was preceded in death by his father, Merle Frank Tillery.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Vera Ellen Tillery of Lexington; his mother, Billie Louise Tillery of Lexington; son, Jody Wayne Tillery and wife Laura Beth of Lexington; his daughter, Toye Rochelle Fritcher and husband Tim of Lexington; brother, Robert Carl “Bob” Tillery of Lexington; sister, Sandra Kay Sterenski of Lexington; nine grandchildren, Colby Tillery and wife Kourtney, Cody Tillery and wife Tiffany, Callie Iselt and husband Nathan, Triston Tillery, Cayla Tillery, Brynn Burlin, Taytum Tillery, Kiley Fritcher and Kai Fritcher and nine great-grandchildren, Kadarina Iselt, Grace Tillery, Gaven Tillery, Lois-Ann Iselt, Cutter Tillery, Carter Iselt, Luke Heath, Remi Anderson, Brantley Tillery and two on the way.

A great husband, father and an exceptional grandfather, friend and brother, he will be greatly missed by family and friends. In lieu of flowers a donation for expenses may be made to the Round Top State Bank, P.O. Box 548. Lexington, Texas 78947. This account is set up under Jody Tillery.

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