Elizabeth Rhoda Tillotson Herndon, 79, of 122 Hudson Street, Spartanburrg, SC passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Spartanburg Medical Center. A native of Spartanburg, SC she was the widow of Almanis Herndon and daughter of the late Robert Tillotson and Louise Hunnicutt Tillotson. She was a member of Maxwell Chapel Baptist Church. She also retired from Mead Container after thirty-one years of service. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Nellie Bates and a brother, Roosevelt Anderson. Those who remain to cherish her memory include one daughter, Aileen Edugyan of Spartanburg, SC; one son Almanis Herndon, III of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Brittney Rogers, Breonna Rogers, Brayla Edugyan, Almanis Herndon, IV, Cameron Herndon, Alanna Herndon, Demetrius (Eddie Mae) Walker, and Cheilon (Tony) Whiteside; one brother, Reverend James (Ernell) Tillotson of Moore, SC; four sisters, Jannie Webb, Betty McClintock, and Fannie (MB) Bates all of Spartanburg, SC and Shirley Poole of NJ; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Community Mortuary Chapel with burial in Lincoln Memorial Gardens. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Mortuary, Inc., 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
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