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Linda Champion Tilley

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DURHAM — Mrs. Linda Champion Tilley, 73, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2020.

Mrs. Tilley was born Dec. 12, 1946, to Russell and Ruth Champion in Granville County. She retired from IVAC Corp. as an assembler and inspector. Linda will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Mrs. Tilley is preceded in death by her father, Russel Champion; husband, Harold D. Tilley; and brother, Jimmy Champion. She is survived by her mother, Ruth Goss Puryear; daughters, Lindsay Guido of Charlotte and Kimmily Wheeler of Creedmoor; sister, Virginia Jenny Bradshaw of Raleigh; grandchildren, Allyson Culbreth, Mark Harmon and Travis Culbreth; and great-grandchildren, Gauge Harmon and Mason Harmon.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.