Obit: Publication unknown, Wednesday, 23 Nov 1983:
Clifford 'Russell' Tilson
ELWOOD -- Clifford "Russell" Tilson, 66, died Monday in the Lexington hospital. He was born Sept. 22, 1917, at Elwood.
Mr. Tilson lived on a farm northwest of Elwood until 1961 when he moved into Elwood. He has been engaged in construction work until his retirement in 1982. He was a 50-year-member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jane, of Elwood; two sons, Robert of Omaha and Charles of Elwood; four daughters, Lola [Mrs. David] Rule of Omaha; Mrs. Connie Tucker of Lafayette, Colo., Cheryl [Mrs. Kenneth] Newbrey of Cozad and Candice [Mrs. Robert] Loghry of Elwood; one sister, Mrs. Mardell Lierman of Boulder, Colo.; and 12 grandchildren.
Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Elwood with the Rev. Clair Kess officiating. Burial will be in the Elwood Cemetery.
A memorial has been established.
Visitation will be Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Clark-Berryman Funeral Home in Elwood. ___________________
Note: Clifford Russell Tilson was the son of Clifford Virgil Tilson and Carrie Emma Leggott. He married Jane Mae Miller 24 Dec 1938 in Powell, Park Co., WY.