Rose Bailey Tilley, 73, of Wake Forest passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late George Alexander Bailey and Mary Theresa Julien Bailey. Tilley retired from Corning Glass/AVX Corporation in the accounting department after many years of service.
Tilley is survived by her sons, Robbie Lee Tilley and his wife, Sherri, of Youngsville and Chris Kane Tilley and his wife, Crystal, of Franklinton; stepchildren, Barry Tilley of Clayton and Sheryl Moon of Garner; four grandchildren; many loving friends and extended family.
She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin E. “Bobby” Tilley.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, July 14 at Glen Royal Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Faile officiating. Burial was in Wake Forest Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jay Buckner, Jeff Warren, Junior Alford, David Ross, Danny Blake and Alton Carter.
Memorial contributions may be made to Glen Royal Baptist Church, 731 Elizabeth Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587.