Nila Gillahan

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Shannon Funeral Service - Shelbyville
1124 Main St.
Shelbyville, KY
40065
(502)-633-1266
Obituary

Nila Jean Colvin Gillahan, 81, of Shelbyville, entered into her Heavenly Rest on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at her residence. She was a native of Washington County and had worked as a food service manager for many years. She was a member of the Wakefield Baptist Church and attended Bloomfield Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Eugene Gillahan; her parents, Murray London Colvin and Mary Frances Cranfill Colvin; her brothers, Sherman and Hubert Colvin; her sister, Maudie Lee Byrd; and her grandsons, Garry Austin Chatman and Jason Gillahan. She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Chatman of Shelbyville; her son, Kerry Gillahan (Carole) of Bloomfield; her extended daughter, Maureen McGrath of Corydon, IN; her grandchildren, Robert Bradley Waits of LaFayette, LA, Carrie Lynn Hall of Shelbyville, and Zachary Tyler Gillahan of Bloomfield; 6 great grandchildren; and her loved and cherished Teddy Bear.

Graveside funeral services will be 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Grove Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Sparrow officiating. Burial at Grove Hill Cemetery will occur immediately after the graveside service.

Expression of sympathy may be made to the to Hosparus 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive Louisville, Kentucky 40205 or to the 240 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222.
Published in The Sentinel-News from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2019
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