The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Doris Jane TillyAge: 88 years19302019

Doris Jane Tilly
Given names
Doris Jane
Married name
Doris Jane Brocksmith
Birth April 9, 1930

Death of a maternal grandfatherTheodore A Pieper
February 18, 1935 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherAugust W Tilly
March 24, 1938 (Age 7 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherEmma S Dickman
October 30, 1941 (Age 11 years)

Death of a brotherErnest W Tilly Jr
April 1980 (Age 49 years)

Cause: A haybale rolled off a tractor scoop and crushed him
Death of a fatherErnst Wilhelm Tilly
December 1984 (Age 54 years)

Death of a husbandRichard Ashley Brocksmith
October 22, 1991 (Age 61 years)
Burial of a husbandRichard Ashley Brocksmith
about October 24, 1991 (Age 61 years)
Death of a motherDora Louise Pieper
October 4, 1994 (Age 64 years)

Death March 29, 2019 (Age 88 years)

Doris Jane (Tilly) Brocksmith, 88, of Freelandville, was called to heaven on March 29, 2019, at her home. Doris was born on April 9, 1930 in Knox County Indiana, the daughter of Ernest and Dora (Pieper) Tilly. She married the love of her life Richard A. Brocksmith on February 21, 1954. Doris graduated from Edwardsport High School in 1948. She retired as a secretary from Farm Bureau Insurance. Doris was involved in several boards through the years including KCARC Board and WIN Energy Board for 56 years. Doris was a member of the Bethel Guild, the Christian Partners Sunday School Class and the Immokalee Club. Doris loved spending time with her family and friends, helping at church and making her famous cheesecake. Doris is survived by her children; Jane (Dale) Tiek of Oaktown, Bill C. (Jo Anne) Brocksmith of Freelandville, and Kent A. (Brenda) Brocksmith of Freelandville; grandchildren, Collin Brocksmith Tiek, Barron Richard Brocksmith, and Bridget Ashley Brocksmith; great grandchildren, Brennen Richard Tiek, and Addie Mae Tiek. She has 3 nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband. and brother Ernie Tilly Jr. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 2, 2019, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Bethel Church, 13673 E.St. Rd. 58, Edwardsport.. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:00 A.M at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Church, Delight Ministries at Notre Dame or Nurses on a Mission. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at
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Marriage: April 4, 1920Bethel Church, Widner Twp, Knox Co, Indiana, USA
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