Weirton Daily Times/Herald-Star
Thursday, May 23, 2013
GILLIAM, Edward, 88, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away on May 20, 2013.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1924, to the late Rueben Gilliam and the late Adell Curenton Gilliam Jeter.
He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a retiree of National Steel. Edward was a Deacon at First Baptist Church in Mingo Junction.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Bradshaw Gilliam; his son, Donald Gilliam; a daughter, Terri Lynn Gilliam Wilson; brothers, Claude and Luchuis; and his sisters, Dorothy, Ethel, Cleola Gilliam Everett and Barbara Jeter Gregory.
He is survived by his granddaughters, Donna Gilliam and Marsi Wilson; a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, and dear friends.
Visitation will be at the Williams, Gregory and Martin Funeral Service, 411 N. 7th St., Steubenville, Ohio from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday followed by the funeral service. Rev. Maurice Lawson will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Oakland Cemetery, Mingo Junction, OH.
Contributed by Jackson Edward Wilson