Lillie Pearl Gilliam MEADOW- Services for Lillie Pearl Gilliam, 70, of Meadow will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Meadow with Truman Johnson and Pat Githens officiating. Burial will follow at the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at Brownfield Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 Lillie was born on Jan. 5, 1943 in Brownfield to Hershel H.D.and Belle Vest. She attended Meadow Schools. Lillie married Virgil Gilliam on June 16, 1961 in Meadow. They were married for 52 years. She was a member of Meadow First Baptist Church, Cotton Quilters Guild of Brownfield, Terry Twirlers Square Dance Club and Meadow Museum. Lillie is survived by her husband, Virgil Gilliam of Meadow; three sons, Danny Gilliam of Owensboro, Ky., Kent Gilliam of Houston, Wade Gilliam and his wife Kim of Monahans; two granddaughters, Ramsie and Reanna Gilliam of Monahans; two sisters, Mary Rucker and husband Sonny of Lubbock, and Evelyn Dalton of Meadow; and a brother, Dale Vest and wife Shirley of Lubbock. Lillie was preceded in death by her parents, H.D. and Belle Vest. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Meadow Museum.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 22, 2013