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Lillian Louella Tompkins
Date of Death or Service Feb 6, 2018
Lillian Louella Tompkins

Lillian L. Tompkins, age 94 of White Bluff, formerly of New Jersey, died on February 2, 2018.  Visitation with the family will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 6pm until 8pm.  A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11am at the Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Tholen officiating.  Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens.  For those desiring, memorials may be made to “Feed the Children,” at feedthechildren.org/donate, or to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Lillian was born January 9, 1924 in Columbus, Ohio.  She was a daughter of the late Clete Wilkes and Golda Morgan Wilkes.  Lillian was a longtime resident of Saddle Brook, NJ.  Much of her working career was devoted to the accounting department of the Toys R Us corporate office.  She was a loyal member of the Fairlawn Church of Christ in Fairlawn, NJ.  Lillian moved to Tennessee in 2001.  She continued to make Church an important part of her life as a member of Central Church of Christ in Charlotte, TN.  She enjoyed poetry, sewing, nature, and singing. 

Lillian is preceded in death by her daughter, Jill Diane Dunkerley, and her sister, Francis Blair.  

Mrs. Tompkins is survived by her children, Bonnie Tompkins Vonnegut (Tim) of Chapmansboro, TN, JoEllen Tompkins McBride of White Bluff, TN, John Daniel Tompkins of Rockmart, GA, Susan Beth Traurig (Bill) of Marietta, GA; her sister, Lorena Moore (John) of El Paso, TX; grandchildren, Lori Dunkerley Lorenzini, Michelle Freeman, Louis Dhondt, David Dhondt, Tanya Jones, Ryan McBride; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.




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