Myrtle Fae Tilghman

Myrtle Fae Tilghman passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 in Jacksboro.

She was born in Jacksboro, Texas March 28, 1942 to Charlie Otto and Ann Ella McQueery Tilghman. 

She worked in many restaurants in Jacksboro and Mineral Wells. Myrtle received her LVN license in 1982 and practiced at Palo Pinto General Hospital, Faith Community Hospital and for hospice. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Charles Tilghman, Walter Tilghman and Steve Tilghman and wife Dollie, brother in Law David Stansell, son in Law Jackie Ricks. 

Myrtle is survived by daughters Kay Staley, Star Kinder and husband Kenny from Jacksboro and Jerri Lynn Ricks from Lake Cypress Springs;her grandchildren Jennifer Garner and husband David, Jason Staley and wife Kimberly, Kelly Jennings and husband Jason, Nicholas Coleman and wife Lauren, Shayla Mitchell, Shonna Reeves, Ashley Ross and Christa Kinder; brothers Harold Tilghman and wife Helen and Glen Tilghman and wife Vivian; sisters Verna Mae Stansell and Dora Reynolds and sister in law Joyce Tilghman; 18 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; and dear friend Glenda ‘Cissy’ Bell .

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Christian Missions in Jacksboro.

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