Emily Tullis

April 27, 1948 - September 25, 2016

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Emily Tullis, 68, of Urbana, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana.
Emily was born to Robert and Louise (Thornhill) Tullis in Urbana, Ohio. After high school, she went to school for nursing. Emily was a nurse for many years in the Urbana and Springfield areas. She then left the nursing field and finished her career as a supervisor with Navistar.
She is survived by her mother; brother, Tom (Pam) Tullis of South Vienna; her nieces and nephews, Todd, Lisa, and Ashlee; her aunts Ruth Adams, Linda (Bob) Jumper, and Judy Thornhill; her uncle, Roger (Sue) Thornhill; and her very special cat, Peanut.
Emily was preceded in death by her father; grandparents; and several aunts and uncles.
A graveside service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Terre Haute Cemetery in Terre Haute with Rev. Barbara Jean Pope officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PAWS Animal Shelter at 1535 State Route 36, Urbana, OH, 43078.
Services are entrusted to the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Vaughn McKenney - Sep 28, 2016

To family of Emily Tullis,
I had the pleasure of working with Emily when she dispatched at the Clark County Sheriff’s office in the 70’s. At that time I was her Sergeant working many hours and different shifts. She was just the a great friend and just the best ! MAY GOD BLESS HER!

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