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Jodi Lynn Tillman

October 2, 2019

Jodi Lynn Tillman 19, died October 2, 2019 at Wesley Medical Center as the results of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 


She was born May 4, 2000 in Newton, Kansas to her birth mother Kemery Bartlett.  She was raised in Newton by her Parents David and Janelle (Bartlett) Tillman.


Jodi attended Newton High School.  She was a girl with a big heart especially for animals. She volunteered her time at the Caring Hands Humane Society.  She was a good friend and was always there for her friends with a shoulder and to cry on ear to listen.  Many times her family had a place for her friends to temporally stay at their home. 


Jodi is survived by her birth mother Kemery Bartlett of Wichita, KS;  parents David and Janelle Tillman of Newton, KS; 3 brothers John W. Worthey, Morrison Bartlett and Christopher.


She is preceded in death by her Maternal and Paternal grandparents.


A gathering and visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday evening at Petersen Funeral Home.  The family will be present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Private family interment will take place.


Memorials are suggested to Caring Hands Humane Society in care of Petersen Funeral Home. 

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6 thoughts on “Jodi Lynn Tillman

  1. Rest in Paradise, Jodie

    I went to high-school with Jodie for a little while. I had her in one of my seminar classes. We lost contact for a long time but saw her around town every once in a while. My condolences to her family. She was a sweet girl.

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