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Jean (Williams) Tisdale
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Jean (Williams) Tisdale was born in Kinsey, Alabama on October 28, 1926. She was the youngest of 20 children born to the late Sammy Lee and Layla (Glanton) Williams. She departed this life on July 25, 2018 in Orange, New Jersey.

Jean was raised and educated in Alabama. She came to Newark, New Jersey in 1945. She met Roosevelt Tisdale and they had two children, Otha Tisdale Sr. and Joyce Tisdale Johnson.

Jean was a domestic engineer for several years. She was a faithful member of Newark Bible Fellowship Church until she became ill which prevented her from attending church.

Jean is preceded in death by: her daughter, Joyce Tisdale Johnson; son, Otha Tisdale Sr.; grandson, Jay Malik Dangerous (Jeanne); stepson, Jeffery Tisdale; all 19 of her siblings: sisters, Inez, Odell, Nora, Annie Mae, Vassie, Emma jean, Carrie Lola (Aunt Baby), Lola and Dixie; brothers, Woodrow, Otho, Johnny, Lewis (Buddy), John Henry, Artis, E.K., Timothy, C.W. and Willie.

Jean leaves to mourn: her three grandsons, Otha Tisdale Jr., Robert C. Tisdale and Pernell (Carmina) Johnson all of New Jersey; step children, Joanne and Roosevelt Jr.; 11 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren; beloved daughter-in-law, Roberta Homes; beloved niece, Patricia Edgerton; beloved friend, Evelyn Edwards; beloved friend and Pastor, Bert Baker; dear friend, Elder Roosevelt Abrams; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Tuesday

31

Jul

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Funeral Service

Tuesday

31

Jul

11:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery

1137 North Broad Street
Hillside, NJ .

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