Mrs. Tidwell, 80, of Lebanon died June 17, 2015, at University Medical Center.
Born in Greenbrier and the widow of the late Daniel Douglas Tidwell, she was the longtime Maintenance Supervisor at Cumberland University.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, June 20 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway.
Burial followed at Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: children Daniel (Tammy) Douglas Tidwell, Jr., Brenda (Robin) Davis, Debby (Johnny) Smith and Tisha (Mark) Saunders.
Memorial donations should be directed to the Dan and Polly Tidwell Scholarship Fund at Cumberland University.
Lebanon's Sellars Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.