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June Ellen Caldwell Tilley was born on July 5, 1930 in Oklahoma City, OK, and on July 29, 2017 in Winnsboro, TX entered into eternal rest with our Lord. She grew up in Oklahoma City where she met and married Robert Jean Tilley on August 28, 1949 and started their family with Dana and Don. In 1954 they moved to Dallas for Bob's new job and their family grew with Jan and Brian being born.

In 1956, June began her career as a legal secretary. She started her legal assistant training in 1974 by taking the first paralegal courses offered by El Centro College. Upon graduation in the Fall of 1976, she worked as a Real Estate Paralegal. June was the first legal assistant to start a paralegal organization in Dallas, and she was also DALA's (Dallas Association of Legal Assistants) first president in 1976-1977. When her husband was transferred by his employer to Illinois in 1978, she continued her career in litigation at a law office in Chicago and Wheaton until transferring back home in 1988 where she continued working as a paralegal assistant in litigation at a Dallas law firm until she retired in 1992.

June and Bob spent 65 years together, having four children, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Her hobbies included reading, music (she and Bob loved the New Orleans Jazz sound), horticulture, and making sure the local birds and squirrels were well fed. Over the years June and Bob were active workers in their church both in Dallas and Chicago teaching Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, RA's and GA's and singing in the choir.

Family and friends will always cherish our Saturday mornings together for June's biscuits and gravy! And we can't leave out the special memories we'll have every Christmas as we hang our needlepoint stockings she lovingly made for all 14 of us.

June is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Carolyn and Russ Singleton; her sister-in-law Louise Caldwell; her daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Jay Blint; son and daughter-in-law Brian and Lynda Tilley and their children Aaron and Breanna; and grandchildren Megan McGuire and children Desmond and Malcolm, Jonathan Tilley, Adam McGuire and wife Katie and their son Graeme, and Joelle Morris and husband Kris and their children Tegan and Tristan.

June was preceded in death by husband Robert J. Tilley, parents O.J. and Bonita Caldwell, brother Max Caldwell, daughter Jan Tilley McGuire, and son Don Tilley.