Everyone loved her at Nemont Manor in Glasgow and Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point where she kept them amused with her stories. Tillie is survived by her daughters Julianna Ackerman, Debra Cantrell, Carole (Ross) Nimrod, and Robin Cox; sons Michael (Earlene) Ackerman, twins Rex and Ray Cox, Ricky Gives, Richard Cox, Jeffery Cox and Randy Cox; brother Ed (Marilyn) Cox; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous special nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Lillie Cox.
Tillie was preceded in death by her husband Floyd; parents Joe and Julia (Grandchamp) Cox; sisters Lenora Red Elk, Loretta Adams, Genevive Cox and Darlene Cox; brothers Joseph JR.
She was a wiz at crossword puzzles, word finds and Lottery scratch off tickets.
She loved bingo and playing solitaire even with cards that were curled up, she said the older the better then she would give you her laugh.
She made many afghans, doilies, tablecloths, and aprons.
She enjoyed sewing and had a natural eye for blending colors.
Tillie attended school in Frazer, Montana, then she went on to cosmetology school in Chicago.
Survivors include her daughter Brandy (Tim) Thatcher of Hubbard, Dawn Moore of Missoula, and son James Piel of Malone; sister, Donnice Sorrell of West, Texas; sister Sherry (Cliff) Wood of West, Texas; and brother Don Watson of St.Teresa Gail Watson Lenart, age 61, of West, Texas, died surrounded by family on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco, Texas. While in Montana, she attended college and graduated with honors to become a licensed addiction counselor for the state of Montana, and while in Glasgow, helped a lot of people.An “Independence Day Baby”, Teresa was born July 4th, 1956 to Ray and Vivian Watson in San Diego, California. A straight shooter, she was loved and adored by her co-workers and clients.On September 24, 1954, Wesley Frederic Cool joined their family. She was very well liked and respected to all who knew her upbeat, endearing personality. They had homes next to each other in Lomita, California. Marie in the late 80’s, was a snow bird, going to California in the winters. Marie a couple of weeks each summer, and before you knew it, Lona moved here in April 1994.Upon Fred’s dad’s sudden death in December 1954, the Cools lived in Larslan, Montana during the farming season to help with the family farm. She loved 4-Bears Casino and loved going there with her friend Audrey Sands. Growing up in the city, she simply loved Montana, even when her health failed and she couldn’t get out of her house.