TRENT WOODS - Shirley Gray Tilghman, 77, of Trent Woods, died March 10, 2014.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, William and Elva Gaskins, a daughter, Trisha Amonette, and a brother, Eddie Leroy "Phil" Gaskins.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Thomas "T-Bird" Tilghman, one daughter, Sharon T. Arthur and husband James of Trent Woods; grandchildren, Amy Gray Rinehart and husband Bryce of Trent Woods, Keri Elizabeth Arthur of New Bern, Matthew Thomas Amonette of Ponte Vedra, Fla.; and one great-granddaughter, Lila Kate Wright of New Bern.Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Cotten Funeral Home.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in the Gaskins Family Cemetery.
The family would like to thank, Tammy, Claudia and Dr. Fisher with Craven County Home Health & Hospice for their care.