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 Opal Lavina <I>Lee</I> Gillean

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Opal Lavina Lee Gillean

  • Birth 6 May 1924 Oregon County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 24 Feb 2009 Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 61606143

Opal L. Gillean

Opal L. Gillean, 84, of Paragould died Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Belle Meade Nursing Center in Paragould. Opal was a sewing machine operator for Lawrence Manufacturing for 25 years and a member of Center Hill Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Ray and Elizabeth Lee. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Bill Lee and Lehman Lee.

Opal is survived by her husband, Amos Gillean of Paragould; daughter and son-in-law, Emma Lou and John C. Mowry of Farmington, Mo.; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Kevin and Cathy Mowry of Lenexa, Kan.; great-grandson, Ethan Joseph Mowry of Lenexa, Kan.; great-granddaughter, Reese Autumn Mowry of Lenexa, Kan.; brothers, Leon Lee of Jonesboro, Earl Lee of Strawberry and Frank Lee of Paragould; and sister, Beulah Jackson of Russellville, Ala.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Heath Funeral Home in Paragould. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. in Heath Colonial Chapel with Michael Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Paragould Daily Press (02/26/2009)

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  • Created by: Pamela
  • Added: 14 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61606143
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Opal Lavina Lee Gillean (6 May 1924–24 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61606143, citing Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Pamela (contributor 47334090) .