2012-07-20 / Obits

Drucilla Washington


Drucilla Washington, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 27.

Washington was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina on November 21, 1926. She was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years and belonged to the Outreach Church of God and Christ.

Washington was preceded in death by her son, Willie Edward Tillman and daughter-in-law, Carolyn E. Tillman.

She is survived by her sisters, Luzetta Blakley and Cassie Bell Tillman; grandchildren, Camilla (Kerry) Williams, Dwayne (Lisa) Smith, Effie Watson, Althea (John) Roder and Nevins (Linda) Smith; ten great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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