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Michael Tilford

November 6, 2020
Michael Tilford
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Obituary for Michael Tilford

Michael Tilford., 67, died November 6, 2020.

Michael James Tilford also known as Brother Wali was born November 18, 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Andrew and Viola Tilford.
At an early age he professed his love for Christ and later converted to Islam.
Michael attended Booker T. Washington High School and later attended Lemoyne Owen College of Memphis, TN.
Michael pursued and obtained a degree at Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Information Technology were he also, accomplished a big goal of receiving his IT certification.
Michael Tilford leaves to cherish his memory two sons Orlando Lynn of Memphis, TN and Paris Deadmon (Shannon) of Fort Smith, AR. , two brothers Andrew L. Griffin (Azalee) of Manassas, VA, Nadeem AbdulMateen aka Larry E. Tilford, two sisters Sandra Watkins and Amelia Griffin of Memphis, TN. He leaves behind eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He also leaves a special friend (Linda Massey).
On November 6,2020 he quietly left this Earth to join Allah and love ones passed.
He will be truly missed by everyone who loved and knew him.

To My Brother,
May Allah (SWT) forgive them, have mercy on them and grant them Paradise! Ameen!

Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901)379-0861.

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Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

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Pleasant Rest Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

6235 Raleigh Millington Rd.
Millington, TN 38053

6235 Raleigh Millington Rd. Millington 38053 TN
United States

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