Sheila Denise Tillman Carter

Published 2:27 pm Friday, August 11, 2023

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Sheila Denise Tillman Carter, 60, of Advance, passed away unexpectedly on July 30, 2023 of Interstitial Lung Disease as a long-term complication of COVID-19.

Born on June 19, 1963 in Fayetteville, Sheila was the beloved daughter of Willene Tillman and the late John Tillman Sr.

Sheila was a vibrant and hilarious woman who lived life authentically. She was widely loved for her sincerity, caring nature, and zest for life. She cherished moments spent at the beach with friends and quality time with her children, Paige and Chris.

Throughout her life, Sheila pursued career paths that allowed her to make a positive impact on others. She worked as a R.N., teacher, youth pastor, private home care aide, and med tech.

Sheila’s life will be celebrated in services on Saturday, Aug. 19 at noon at Summerfield Farms near Greensboro. For more information, contact

Sheila leaves behind a legacy of courage, independence, and faithfulness. She will be deeply missed by her mother Willene Tillman, daughter Paige Carter, son Chris Carter, and brother John Tillman Jr.