Marian Gilliland(1926 - 2013)

Marian Sutton Gilliland


Marian Christine Sutton Gilliland, 86, widow of Jack E. Gilliland, Sr., passed away Friday, February 1, 2013.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late John and Ella Mae Sutton.

A 1942 graduate of Parker High School, Marian was a retired quality control technician at Union Carbide. She was a member of Monaghan Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Day, and husband, Charles, Ella Jones, and husband, Lonnie, and Betty Revis, and husband, Rick; one daughter in law, Susan R. Gilliland; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jack E. Gilliland, Jr., a sister, and five brothers.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 3, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest followed by the Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monaghan Baptist Church c/o Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, 1500 W. Parker Rd., Greenville, SC 29617.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel
6710 White Horse Road Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 294-6415

Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 3, 2013