Ida Lee Campbell Gillis

Death 21 May 1917 (aged 54)
Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 5377266 · View Source
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The funeral of Mrs. A.M. Gillis was held in Seattle last Friday morning at 11
a.m. at the Washelli cemetery, were interment was made. Mrs. Gillis died
Thursday morning May 21, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ora Wallace, in
Seattle. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. LaViolet, an old friend
of the Gillis family, have been pastor of the Methodist church at Athena,
Oregon, when they resided there. The four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Gillis served as
pallbearers and bore the body of their mother to its last resting place.

Ida Lee Campbell was born at Watson, Missouri, August 3, 1862. She was the
daughter of William Brooks and Caroline G. (Lewis) Campbell. She moved with her
parents to Oregon,, settling in the Grand Ronde Valley. January 28, 1891 she was
married to Angus G. Gillis. To this union was born four sons; Ralph C., of
Ralston WA; Evereet D., of Natches; Lloyd at home; and J. Herschel, Bremerton.
In Dec. 1907 the family moved to a large wheat ranch near Washtucna, WA, which
has been the family home since. Mr. Gillis is now county commissioner from his
Mrs. Gillis has been ill for many years past and in order to receive medical
treatment and to give her sons educational advantages, she lived most of the
time in Ritzville. A few weeks ago she went to Seattle in the hope that under
medical care there she might improve, but to no avail . He husband and sons were
with her when death came to relieve her suffering. Besides the immediate family
she leaves to mourn her death two sisters; Mrs. Ora Wallace and Mrs. Ada M.
Sharp of Seattle and a brother, Howard Campbell of Portland; and her mother Mrs.
Boddy of LaGrande, Oregon, all of whom were present for the funeral.

The Washington State Journal & Ritzville Times Thursday June 7, 1917

Husband was Agnus McRea Gillis born 1862 Prince Edward Island, Canada died 1931 Washtucna Adams WA.

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  • Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 19 Apr 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Lee Campbell Gillis (3 Aug 1862–21 May 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5377266, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Farnum (contributor 10411580) .