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Sallye Tilton Anderson

Obituary for Sallye Tilton Anderson

July 10, 1926 - February 2, 2015
Goldsboro, North Carolina | Age 88


Sallye Tilton Anderson, 88, passed away early Monday morning at her home.

Sallye was born in Wayne County on July 10, 1926 to the late George Calvin Tilton and Mary Willoughby Tilton. She was a charter member of Northview Baptist Church where she faithfully served as a Sunday school teacher and as president of the Christian Woman's Fellowship. For over 30 years, Sallye was instrumental in organizing the annual peanut brittle fundraiser for the church.

Sallye was a homemaker and a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will always be loved by her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Weaver officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Sallye is survived by her husband, Luther Henry Anderson; son, Michael H. Anderson and wife JoAnne of Fremont; and daughters, Joyce Yvonne "Eve" Anderson Sicard of Farmville, Theresa Anne Anderson Glisson and husband, George of Goldsboro and Patti Anderson of Durham. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sallye was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers.

Although flowers are welcome, memorials may be made to Northview Baptist Church, 600 Patetown Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at the home.

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  • Flowers are welcome or the family suggests memorials be given to:
  • Northview Baptist Church
    600 Patetown Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27530

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1300 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534
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