DAYTON, Ohio — Gilliam, Jessie Fern Caudill, age 74, passed away from this earth and into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday May 7, 2014 after a long illness. She was born in Cumberland, KY. Jessie graduated from Cumberland High School in 1957 where she made many lifelong friends. She was married to Jack Aaron Gilliam for 48 years. Jack preceded her in death in 2013.
She was also preceded by her parents, Eva and Watson Caudill; and by a son, Jack Emerson Gilliam.
She is survived by a son, Jamey Gilliam; grandson, Jay Gilliam and his mother Lora; daughter-in-law, Chrissy Mick Gilliam; sister-in-law, Sybil Hudson; brother-in-law, Otto Gilliam; aunt, Hazel Hackworth; and several cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Monday May 12, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Tobias Funeral Home, 5471 Far Hills Ave. Funeral service will follow the visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in David's Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, OH 45420.
Online condolences may be directed to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com