Graveside services for Samuel Albert Tillery, 85, of Davis, formerly of Allen, will be 2:00 Saturday, May 4th , at the Allen Cemetery, Rev. Bill Matthews will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home in Ada.
Mr. Tillery died Monday, April 29, 2019, at a Davis nursing home. He was born February 1, 1934 in Allen to Thomas and Elizabeth Sanders Tillery.
He married Christine Shirley on May 16, 1953. Mr. Tillery retired as a machinist for Gault Tool Co. and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by fifteen brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Christine of the home; children, Linda Workman and husband Al of Atoka, Dianna Wood and husband Miles of Anadarko, Robbie Yarbrough and husband Gary of Tecumseh, Sammy Tillery and wife Charlotte of Colbert, and Ronnie Tillery and wife Doris Ann of Sulphur; a foster son, Billy Snider and wife Brenda of Allen; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be grandsons.