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Obituaries

Welcome to our Obituaries where you can discover what community members have passed and who in your neighborhood could use spiritual and moral support in their time of loss.

July 11-- Ms. Jacqueline Ruth Sapp Tiller, age 94, of the New Branch Community, died Monday afternoon July 8, 2019 at Meadows Health after a brief illness.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Toombs County.
She was a Registered Nurse who devoted her life to serve others.  She earned a RN Diploma from Crawford W. Long School of Nursing, a BA of Nursing from Emory University and a MBA of Nursing from Emory University.  She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Pilot club International, GA Nurses Association District 18 and American Nurses Associating District 20.  She was a nursing professor for many years and taught at the College of Coastal GA and South Ga College.  She was the Chairman of the Division of Nursing at King Saud University in Riyad, Saudi Arabia for many years.  She taught the Reach to Recovery Program for the American Cancer Society.  She was a Veteran of the United States Army where she served in World War II as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corp.  She was a lifetime member of Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church.


Ms. Tiller is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Mary Sapp, two brothers, Harris Sapp and Charles R. Sapp and her sister, Rose Sapp Rogers.


Jacqueline is survived by her son, Arthur Robert Tiller (Katy) of Conyers and Cynthia Rose Tiller Drummond of Brunswick; five grandchildren, Mary Rebecca Tiller Winter (Jeff) of Lilburn, Barnum A. Tiller (Rebekah) of Atlanta, Cameron Tash Buie of Brunswick, Richard A. Drummond (Alexis) of Summerville S.C., and Nicolas E. Drummond of Atlanta; and five great-grandchildren, Gladys Winter, Leslie Winter, Paula Rose Tiller, Carter A. Tiller, and David Drummond.


Funeral Services for Ms. Jacqueline Ruth Sapp Tiller will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church at 10:00 AM with Reverend Michael Kennedy officiating.  Interment to follow.  The family will receive friends at Toombs County Funeral Home of Lyons on Friday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.


Toombs County Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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