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Tillie Cremeans

Tillie Florence Cremeans, age 86 of Safford, Arizona, passed into eternity on Saturday morning, October 12, 2019, after suffering from numerous strokes. She was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania, to the late Charles and Pearl Uphouse on July 10, 1933. It was in Somerset that she met and married her husband of 48 years, Bud Cremeans, whom she is now gloriously reunited with in heaven. Tillie and Bud moved to Safford in 1971 and began to make new friends and a new life for themselves. Tillie began by working in the cafeteria at Thatcher Schools, but later retired from Taco Taste after 31 years. She and her husband loved to travel, camp, and fish in their spare time. As long as anyone can remember, Tillie was passionate about crafting and crocheting. She and her close friends loved attending and participating in craft sales together. Tillie was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Thatcher since 1971 when she first moved to Safford. She was also very involved with the Senior Citizen Center in Safford, where she was a treasurer for several years. Tillie was predeceased by: her husband, Bud Monroe Cremeans; and her sister, Hazel Rininger. Tillie is survived by: her sister, Shirley Jack and her husband Conrad; her son, Charles Cremeans Sr. and his wife Barbara. She is also survived by: her two grandchildren, Charles Cremeans Jr. and Christine Bell; and six great-grandchildren, Nathan Sherman, Chandler Cremeans, Dominic Cremeans, Savannah Cremeans, Ali Little, and Bailey Bell. Funeral services for Tillie will be conducted Monday, October 21, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the First Southern Baptist Church of Thatcher by Pastor Dustin Willey. Concluding services will follow in the Safford Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., at the Vining Funeral Home and Monday morning, October 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., at the First Southern Baptist Church of Thatcher.

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I was saddened to hear Tillie passed. What a beautiful person she was. I have so often wondered how she was, I am truely sorry for the family's loss. She is missed.

Joanne Palomino Nov 11 2019 12:00 AM

I was saddened to hear Tillie passed. What a beautiful person she was. I have so often wondered how she was, I am truely sorry for the family's loss. She is missed.

Joanne Palomino Nov 11 2019 12:00 AM

Ive were so sorry and sad to hear of Tillies passing! She was such a sweet and lovable person! She was a wonderful worker, friend and was like family to me and my children! I know she is with Bud and whole again! Im sure my mother and my daughter Kandi and my sister Dondra was there to greet her! We all loved her so much and I know we will meet again........no doubt whatsoever! Rest In Peace my precious Tillie til we meet again!

Cheryl White Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

Tillie came to work with us and quickly became a friend and before long she was family. She was dedicated and always a hard work and always 15 minutes early. Lots of memories made and we cherish them all. When we sold the restaurant everybody went there separate ways. I regret as does the family not seeing Tillie often after we left the Gils Valley. When we did come to town we could always count on finding Tillie. Sadly it has been a while and that hurts me to the core. I know you are with Bud and they are making the rounds. God Bless you Tillie. I believe in Jesus and I know God has called you home! Forever blessed in the kingdom of our lord. Thanks for the memories and the best pineapple upside down cake for me and Skeeters bday every year. Love you forever-Guy, Cheryl, Mitzi, and Skeeter plus many more grandkids who cherished you.

Guy Roy White Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

Ive were so sorry and sad to hear of Tillies passing! She was such a sweet and lovable person! She was a wonderful worker, friend and was like family to me and my children! I know she is with Bud and whole again! Im sure my mother and my daughter Kandi and my sister Dondra was there to greet her! We all loved her so much and I know we will meet again........no doubt whatsoever! Rest In Peace my precious Tillie til we meet again!

Cheryl White Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

Tillie came to work with us and quickly became a friend and before long she was family. She was dedicated and always a hard work and always 15 minutes early. Lots of memories made and we cherish them all. When we sold the restaurant everybody went there separate ways. I regret as does the family not seeing Tillie often after we left the Gils Valley. When we did come to town we could always count on finding Tillie. Sadly it has been a while and that hurts me to the core. I know you are with Bud and they are making the rounds. God Bless you Tillie. I believe in Jesus and I know God has called you home! Forever blessed in the kingdom of our lord. Thanks for the memories and the best pineapple upside down cake for me and Skeeters bday every year. Love you forever-Guy, Cheryl, Mitzi, and Skeeter plus many more grandkids who cherished you.

Guy Roy White Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

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The Harris family Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

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Shamen Starr Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Tillie Cremeans

Shamen Starr Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

A very sweet lady who will be missed greatly. Prayer to her family.

Sheila Oct 16 2019 12:00 AM

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