Makalya Gullion

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Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home
500 N. Main
Williamstown, KY

Makayla Abigail Gullion, 11, of Dry Ridge, slipped into the arms of her Heavenly Father after a long and courageous battle with Diffused Intrinsic Pontina Glioma (DIPG) brain tumor, Tuesday July 30, 2019.
She was the daughter of Joseph and Jennifer Gullion of Dry Ridge. 
She was a bright and ambitious young fourth grader with a wonderful sense of humor. She loved picking flowers, dancing, singing and had a special love for life that animated her warm and charming personality.
She had so many friends because she was a friend to so many. She had a special love for church. She memorized and enjoyed singing Amazing Grace whenever she had the chance. She accepted Jesus as her Savior in July of 2016. She was a member of Long Ridge Baptist Church in Owenton. 
In addition to her parents, survivors include a brother, Josiah Timothy Gullion and a sister, Isabella Lucille Gullion; her paternal grandparents, Teena and Terry Shauger of Williamstown and Dudley and Linda Gullion of Glencoe; maternal grandparents, Jane Wade of Berry and Richard (Liz) Wade of Cynthiana;a maternal great-grandmother, Helen Faulkner of Durbintown; Uncle Jared and Aunt Megan Gullion of Owenton and Uncle Matthew Wade of Lexington, along with many cousins. 
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Rev. Emery and Lucille Gullion of Glencoe and Henry and Virginia Gullion of Glencoe and maternal great-grandparents, Todd Faulkner of Derbintown and James and Gladys Wade of Cynthiana.
A celebration of her beautiful life was held Saturday Aug. 3 at the Elliston-Stanley Funeral Homes in Williamstown.
Burial was in the Owenton I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Matthew Wade and Jared Gullion. Honorary pallbearers were Jeremiah Wade, Isaiah Wade, Landon Gullion, Aaron Gullion, Aidan Gullion and Josiah Gullion.
Memorial contributions may be made in Makayla's memory to Long Ridge Baptist Church.
Published in Grant County News from Aug. 8 to Aug. 12, 2019
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