20 August 1905–20 May 2000 (Age 94)
Saint David, Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States
When Veletta Theodora Tilton was born on 20 August 1905, in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States, her father, Elbert Harper Tilton, was 44 and her mother, Bertie Hamilton DeVilbiss, was 33. She married Merrill Roundy Willis on 20 December 1940, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. She lived in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 May 2000, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
She was the oldest of three daughters born to Elbert H Tilton and Bertie Hamilton DeVilbiss Tilton. She was always known as "Dora". Having earned her teaching degree at Tempe State Teachers College (A …