Gyneth (Roles) Tilley

1920 ~ 2019 (age 99)


Gyneth Roles Tilley 99, of Pickens South Carolina formerly of Pineville left her earthly home going to her heavenly home on December 31, 2019. Born February 27, 1920 in Saulsville she was the daughter of the late Garner and Minnie Roles. 

Gyneth was a 1954 graduate of Concord University, and then went on to teach, primarily at Pineville Elementary School, for the next 30 years. On September 25, 1937, she married Boyd Tilley of Key Rock and together they had 6 children, Leo, Theda (Bibby) Green, Corma Rein, Terry, Juda McKay and Samuel Charles who only lived 4 days. She was proud of her 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren. 

In addition to being a wife, mother and teacher she loved her church, quilting, crocheting and was talented in too many other areas to mention. 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Boyd, her daughter Theda, her son Terry, grandson Timmy Green, granddaughter Vickie Sneed, both parents, 5 brothers, and 4 sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. 

Services will be Saturday January 11, 2020 at 11am at Cook Memorial Baptist Church, following the service she will be laid to rest in the Shumate Cemetery in Saulsville. 

Friends may gather with the family from 9:30am until service time Saturday at the church. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cook Memorial Baptist Church PO Box 337 Pineville WV 24874

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January 11, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Cook Memorial Baptist Church (Pineville)

Funeral Service
January 11, 2020

11:00 AM
Cook Memorial Baptist Church (Pineville)

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