|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2004|
Clara Greene Gillis: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Charlotte Observer, The (NC) - Wednesday, October 6, 2004
Deceased Name: Clara Greene Gillis
Charlotte NC United States
Clara Greene Gillis
Mrs. Gillis, age 92, of Waynesville, NC, formerly of Charlotte, died Monday, October 4, 2004 at Autumn Care Nursing Home of Waynesville.
She was born October 4, 1912 in Mecklenburg County, and had resided in Charlotte most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Lacy Dowd and Lola Ingle Greene. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Thomas Gillis, who died in 1990, a brother, David R. Greene, two sisters, Garnett G. Faulkner and Pearl G. Lomax, and a niece, Judy Lomax. She was a graduate of Paw Creek High School and was a member of Assurance United Methodist Church, which was formerly Chadwick United Methodist Church. She was a very active member of her church and the United Methodist Women.
She is survived by two daughters, Ann G. and her husband, Reverend Dr. Larry D. Wilkinson, and Glenda Sue Gillis, both of Lake Junaluska; one son, Thomas Lacy Gillis and his wife, Marcia, of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Eric Wilkinson and his wife, Missy, Cindy Husky and her husband, Dr. Greg Huskey, Dale Ann Plyler and her husband, David, and Marc and Darin Gillis; six great grandchildren, Brent and Laura Ann Huskey, Kyle and Sydney Wilkinson, and Anna and Grace Plyler.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2004 at Hankins-Whittington, Dilworth Chapel with Reverend Chris Westmoreland and Reverend Sara Elliott officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday prior to the services at the funeral home.
For those who desire, an on-line memorial register is available at 'Obituaries' at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Western North Carolina Flood Relief, P.O. Box 18005, Charlotte, NC 28218.
Wells Funeral Homes, Inc. & Cremation Services,296 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786, is serving the Gillis Family.
Copyright (c) 2004 The Charlotte Observer
Lacy Dowd Green (1881 - 1949)
Lola Ingle Green (1882 - 1949)
Glenn Thomas Gillis (1917 - 1990)*
Pearl Green Lomax (1905 - 2004)*
Clara Greene Gillis (1912 - 2004)
Forest Lawn West Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Plot: court of honor
Created by: t. stephens
Record added: Aug 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74494615
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