Viola Estella Tillman, 54, of Bigelow parted this life on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Morrilton. She was born June 8, 1956, in Webber Falls, Okla., a daughter of the late Henry and Ruby (Burgess) Falls Sr. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Falls.

Viola was raised in Ponca City, Okla., where she graduated Ponca City High School. Mrs. Tillman was a Personal Care Aid with the Arkansas Department of Health in Conway. 

She is survived by her husband, Glenn Tillman; her daughters, Tyronda and QueLinda Tillman, all of Bigelow; brothers, Eddie Burgess and wife, Erma of Vian, Okla.; Donald Falls and wife, Tangeler of Ponca City, Okla.; her sister, Penny Thomas of Wichita, Kan.; her grandson, Quincy Ausler; as well as a number of nephews and nieces

Funeral will be at noon Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Bigelow, with the the Rev. James Delph officiating. Burial will follow in Casey Cemetery, with Marshall Evans, Tommy Woodard, Kenneth Brown, Wayne Evans, Taylor Falls and Edwin Parker serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Casey, Gary Lee, Ricky Talley and Kevin Evans.

Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home. Services are under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Conway. 501-327-7727.

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