Arlean Mitchell "Lean" Tillman
1954 - 2021
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Arlean "Lean" Mitchell Tillman departed this life on January 8, 2021 at 9:58 a.m. at the Baton Rouge General Hospital. A resident of Addis and a native of Point Pleasant, LA, Arlean was known for her contagious smile and her love of people. She leaves to cherish her memories her loving husband of 46 years, James Tillman, III, her loving and devoted daughters Alicia Lovelady and Jelice (Tronquell) Chatman, eight grandchildren, who were her world, Jauhmal, Kristen, Jenna, Jadyn, Jayson, Tia, Tyson, and Tronquell, Jr. Public viewing on Friday, January, 15, 2021 at St, Philip Baptist Church, 7471 LA-405, Donaldsonville, LA 70346 from 5:00-7:00. Private Service for family and close friends on Saturday, January, 16, 2021 at 11:00 Rev. Roland Julien, officiating. Due to COVID guidelines, masks are required. Interment at the St. Philip Baptist Church Cemetery. Please visit www.dembyandson.com to sign the guestbook.

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Published in The Advocate from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Gale B. Jones
Coworker
January 15, 2021
Sending condolences to Mr. James, Lisa, Jelice, and grandkids. Praying for your strength, serenity, and patience in these difficult times. May God be with you all. From Sommer, Jeremy, Tarik, and Autumn Anderson Family
Sommer Anderson
Friend
January 15, 2021
My deepest sympathy
Susie Pattan
Friend
January 15, 2021
To the family:
May God’s unfailing Peace, Care and Comfort surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.
Lisa Watkins Scott
January 15, 2021
James, Alicia and Jelice, I offer my sincere condolences to you and the family during this time of your bereavement. Know that there is no sorrow that heaven can't heal. Look to the hills where all of your help comes from, and you will receive the peace of God.
Rod Odom
Friend
January 15, 2021
Prayers for God to comfort and strengthen the family today and coming days. Will miss you my Friend. Love~ Tischa Dorsey, Fabienne McCorkle & Lydia Aboagye.
Lydia Linda Aboagye
Friend
January 14, 2021
James, Lisa and Jelice, I am so very sorry and saddened to hear of Arlean's passing. She was a treasure to work with at Lukeville Elementary, and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. May you find some peace and comfort knowing that she touched so many in such a positive way.
LISA PREJEAN
Friend
January 14, 2021
To James, Alicia, Jelice, Tronquell Sr. and the grandchildren, we are heartbroken over the passing of my girl Arlene, she was such a beautiful person and that smile was a big give away she lit up the room. My God give you strength and comfort you at this time, she will truly be missed. I love y’all. RIPARADISE my friend
Issac and Sondia Chatman, Gonzales
Friend
January 14, 2021
Praying for you James,Lisa and Jelice. She will be really miss.
Karen Askins
Family
January 14, 2021
Such a SWEET SOUL, DEFINETLY A MILLION DOLLAR SMILE. My prayers, goes out to the family, much love!
Shannon Rosemond
Friend
January 14, 2021
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January 14, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Such a beautiful caring woman - she will be missed.
Sally Seneca
Friend
January 14, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Natasha Johnson
Friend
January 14, 2021
We extend our condolences to the Family of Mrs. Arlean "Lean" Mitchell Tillman. May you find comfort in the knowledge that "Lean" lived a life of purpose and is now with the Lord and may that same Jesus grant you the strength to continue her legacy of Faith and good works. Our prayers and thoughts and are with you.
Ginger F. Smith & Family
January 14, 2021
From the first day I met her thru the last time we spoke she was caring, loving, kind family. Our family will miss her greatly. My love to my cousins.
Linda
Family
January 14, 2021
With Deepest Sympathy
Edward Fredericks & Family
Family
January 13, 2021
So Sorry to hear this James and Family Our Prayers are with you. John and Amy Annison
John Annison
January 13, 2021
I was looking forward to working with Mrs. Tillman as our new Board Chair at WBRT Federal Credit Union. I will never forget her kindness and love. May God give her eternal rest and the family the strength to bear the great pain.
Angella Johnson
January 13, 2021
A sweet and peaceful soul is now resting with her Father in Heaven. God bless my family in their time of bereavement.
Paula Warner
January 13, 2021
Condolences to Mr Tillman and family. I had the privilege of working with Arlean for 10 years in the WBR School Board office. She was an absolute delight to be around, and she did a great job. She cared about people. I loved Arlean. May God rest her soul and keep his loving arms wrapped around her
David Corona
Coworker
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