Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
03/06/13: Sunflower River Blues Fest members honor late co-chairman Melville Tillis
Sunflower Association Members

Among the Sunflower River Blues Association members attending the funeral of long-standing co-chairman Melville Tillis at Haven United Methodist Church Wednesday are Bobby Rush, front center, celebrity entertainer and headliner at multiple Sunflower River Blues Festivals who was an honorary pallbearer and speaker who played harmonica e at the service; (second row) Maie Smith, Yvonne Stanford, Catherine Clark, and former co-chairman Nat McMullen; (third row) Orlando Paden, Checo White, Laura Mayfield, and Margaret Walker; (back row) Chris Coleman and Shelley Ritter. Association members presented a resolution honoring Tillis during the service.

Minister leading procession
Minister Leads the Cemetery Procession

Pallbearers
Funeral Pallbearers

Tent
Interment Service




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