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Tyree C. Hiles, Jan. 26, 2024


Tyree Collette Hiles, 62, of Shelbyville, transitioned from this earthly life on Friday, January 26, 2024, at Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital in Shelbyville. She was born on July 22, 1961, in Shelbyville to the late James Hiles, Sr. and Emma Hiles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Yvette Hiles and brother, James Alvin Hiles.
She graduated from Shelbyville Central High School and later earned a medical assistant degree from Draughons Junior College in Murfreesboro. She worked as a medical assistant for many years at the VA and in home private care. She loved being outdoors, fishing, spending time with family and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Jacorie Smith of Shelbyville; son, Quinton Hiles of Shelbyville; two grandsons, Brendan Lynch and Or'lani Smith of Shelbyville; granddaughter, Julianna Marable of Murfreesboro; sisters, Corrie (Al) Wilson and Gladys Hiles both of Murfreesboro; brothers, Robert (Janice) Hiles, Sr. of Lebanon and Donald (Cathy) Hiles of Shelbyville; devoted friend, Pat Alexander; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation, Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Believers Faith Fellowship in Shelbyville with funeral services following at 1:00 p.m. with Elder Fredia Smith officiant and Pastor Mitchell Buchanan, eulogist. Interment will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville. Online condolences may be sent to www.weltonfuneralhome.com. J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.