Jack J. Gillihan

Jack J. Gillihan

Birth
Stone County, Arkansas, USA
Death 23 Aug 1988 (aged 82)
Clinton, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Cordell, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA
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Funeral services were held on August 25, 1988 at the Northside Church of Christ in Cordell, OK for former Anadarko educator Jack J. Gillihan, 82.

Rev. Bill Williams officiated.

He attended Cordell Public schools, graduating from High School in 1928.

He earned his bachelor's degree in education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and his master's degree from the University of Oklahoma.

He served with the U.S. Marines from 1941 to 1944.

After first teaching at Oney, OK, he taught in the Anadarko schools until his retirement.

He married the former Mable Cranmer on May 31, 1938. He and his wife moved to the Baptist Village Retirement Center in Cordell in 1986.

Mr. Gillihan was preceeded in death by his parents; two brothers William and Robert and one sister Mary Schultz.

Survivors include his wife Mable of the home, three brothers, George of Cordell, John of Seattle, WA and Tommy of Phoenix. AZ; and two sisters Leona Anderson of Cordel and Paralee Marsh of Phoenix.

Burial was under the direction of the Loftiss Hackney Funeral Home in Cordell.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack J. Gillihan (4 Jun 1906–23 Aug 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69297710, citing Strickland Cemetery, Cordell, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by N. Dale Talkington (contributor 47256317) .