Amanda Ellen Tilford, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, May 30, 2005 at Westview Manor in Bedford.
Born Feb. 21, 1916 in Owensburg, she was the daughter of Pete and Etta Jane (Miller) Jackson. She married Arlie Price in 1932 and he passed away in 1948. She married Willard Tilford in 1965 and he passed away in 2000.
She retired from RCA in Bloomington and was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include: a son James E. Price and his wife Eleanor of Bedford; a daughter Etta Rose Sanders of Bedford; a step-son John Tilford and his wife Polly of Bloomington; six grandchildren, Kenny Sanders, Jim Sanders, Bill Sanders, Lynette Greene, Aaron Tilford, and Sarah Tilford; eight great-grandchildren, Brent Taylor, Jason Love, Scott Sanders, Kelly Sanders, Elana Sanders, Jeremy Sanders, Lynessa Greene, and Lynnae Greene; three great-great grandchildren, Lucas Sanders, Clayton and Braxton Taylor; one brother Vince Jackson of Owensburg; and three sisters, Inis Inman of Scotland, Avis Roberts of Owensburg, and Minnie Fox of Clarksville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; six brothers, Roy, Earl, Ale, Carl, Wilbert, and Max Jackson; three sisters, Nancy Childers, Martha Temple, and Mary Record; three grandchildren, Sherry, Scott and Tim Sanders; and one son-in-law Kenneth G. Sanders.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday at Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Owensburg Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at Day & Carter Mortuary.