Manley Charles Tillison (46) of Wellston, Oklahoma, passed from this life Friday, November 8, 2019.
Manley was born September 22, 1973 to Merle and Linda Tillison at their home and was greeted by two brothers and a beautiful sister. Manley went to Wellston Public Schools beginning in Kindergarten and graduated with the class of 1991. During this time Manley enjoyed sports, hunting trips with his family, and fishing with friends. After high school Manley entered the workforce where he worked as an iron worker and was soon blessed with his first daughter, Dallas Brooke. His time as an iron worker came to an end when he suffered serious injuries that impacted him both physically and personally for the rest of his life, but he always maintained his zest for life with that smile and laugh. Upon his recovery he became a heavy equipment operator. Manley wed Amanda in 1999 and from this union came his two other blessings, Mason Charles and Reagan Hope. Manley always enjoyed the outdoors, enjoyed going to the casino and never missed a family event that included food.
Manley is preceded in death by his father Merle Eugene Tillison, and his grandparents, B.C. Tillison, Mabel Tillison, John Costas & Lois Cantrell. He is survived by his mother, Linda LaVerne Tillison of Wellston, Oklahoma & Andrew Doolen of Konawa, Oklahoma, three children; Dallas Brooke Read of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, Mason Charles Tillison of Harrah, and Reagan Hope Tillison of Harrah, Oklahoma, two grandchildren; Lyla Austin and Jasper McCoy Read, one brother, Shane Eugene Tillison of Blanchard, Oklahoma, one sister, Paula Ann Tillison of MIdwest City,Oklahoma and brother Wesley Merle Tillison of Moore, Oklahoma.
Manley is also survived by his best friend of 10 years, Ronda Real, and her children and grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.