SUSANNE HUSSA GILLAND
ALEXANDRIA - Susanne Hussa Gilland, 86, died at home in Alexandria, VA on May 1, 2014 following a long battle with cancer. 'Sue' lived in southwest Virginia from 1981 to 2013, having resided at Dry Pond Mountain, Fancy Gap (twice), Coon Ridge and Woodlawn. She was born in New Jersey in 1927 and lived in many, many places before settling in Virginia. She loved this area and spent more than thirty years visiting friends and sights along the backroads of the southwest highlands. Locally, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susanne and James Smith and grandson Mike Reed, all of Galax. Sons William (Scottsdale, AZ), Edwin (Alexandria, VA) and grandson William (Los Angeles, CA) live outside the region. In her remembrance please give generously to a local food bank or homeless shelter.