Marcia Leonette Tillan, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas born September 6, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, daughter of Leon and Zina (Pulankey) Toal. She departed this life Sunday, February 11, 2018 in Eureka Springs at the age of 75 years.
On July 2, 1985, she was united in marriage to John Tillan, who survives her. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Lee Toal and Elaine Coleville of Eureka Springs; several other relatives and many friends.
Marcia was a hard worker. She started her career as an elevator operator at age fourteen and ended her working career as Vice President of Lending for a billion-dollar credit union company now known as United Heritage Credit Union. She loved to go antiquing with a specialty for toys, which led her and John to become part-time antique dealers. When Marcia and John moved to Eureka Springs they started selling antique toys and other items they collected on EBAY.
Marcia enjoyed spending time outdoors and loved to swim and fish. One of her favorite past times was driving “Zoom - Zoom” her 1982 Mercedes convertible. Marcia had a contagious smile and giving heart and will be missed greatly by her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Zina Toal.
A Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Crescent Hotel Conservatory, Eureka Springs, Arkansas with Reverend Marvin Peterson officiating with refreshments and fellowship to follow the service until 6:00 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Humane Society, 6486 Hwy 62 E, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 or Flint Street Fellowship Food Bank, 33 N Main Street, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2018