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March 9, 1930 - August 30, 2022

Lily May - AKA Cookie & Nana was born to Henry and Cecilia Tomlinson in Dallas, Texas.

She was child number 3 of 7. She had 5 sisters and one brother, her sister Dora is the last surviving sibling. She was preceded in death by sisters Faye, Flossie, Marie, Juanita, and brother Tommy.

Lily married Bernabe (Bing) Crisostomo and they had 6 children. They divorced when the children were young. Not long after, along came Marcos (Mark) C. Roldan, the love of her life! He loved her so much that he married her and raised her 6 children as his own.

Their children Stephen (Angie), Rocky (Deanna), Linda (Michael), Marlene (Earl), Bobby (Cynde), and their youngest, Alan passed prior to his parents, gave their parents 16 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Auntie Cookie also leaves numerous nieces, nephews, greats and great great nieces and nephews.

Cookie was a school bus driver for the Pajaro Valley Unified School District for more than 25 years. She was very proud of her Driver of the Year Certificate from the California Highway Patrol. Lily loved to listen to music, she was an excellent seamstress, a ceramist, an amazing cook, flower and vegetable gardener, as well as a surf fisher. Lily and Mark loved to camp out on the beach and travel in their camper with children and grandchildren. Lily requested no funeral or memorial services. The family asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the American Heart Association.

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