A Madill funeral home will help Thomas Billy Lee Tillery’s mother claim her missing son’s remains.


 


Cherokee Ballard, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Public Information Officer, said Brown’s Funeral Home, has offered to “take care of the expenses associated with the cremation and transportation of the little boy.”


 


The funeral home responded to Ballard’s plea Thursday to help the mother, who learned a week ago the remains of her 11-year-old son, missing from Madill for more than 16 years, had been positively identified. Ballard said Reba Williams was struggling to fund the cost of cremation and transporting

her son’s body to California where she now resides.


A Madill funeral home will help Thomas Billy Lee Tillery’s mother claim her missing son’s remains.

 

Cherokee Ballard, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Public Information Officer, said Brown’s Funeral Home, has offered to “take care of the expenses associated with the cremation and transportation of the little boy.”

 

The funeral home responded to Ballard’s plea Thursday to help the mother, who learned a week ago the remains of her 11-year-old son, missing from Madill for more than 16 years, had been positively identified. Ballard said Reba Williams was struggling to fund the cost of cremation and transporting
her son’s body to California where she now resides.

 

“They (funeral home) are working with an Oklahoma City cremation company and plan to contact funeral homes in California to help the family,” Ballard said. “We’ve heard from people all over the State of Oklahoma and other states offering their assistance”