Marie Gillis 11/1/15

Published 6:00 am Sunday, November 1, 2015

WATER VALLEY — Marie W. Gillis, 95, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Black officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Lafayette County, she was a retired deputy tax collector for the City of Oxford. She was a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church for over 60 years and was involved in many civic organizations.

Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Hamilton of Taylor; her son, Don Gillis of Oxford; sister, Faye Fudge of Oxford; six grandchildren and four-great grandchildren.

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Memorial may be made to the Pantry, P.O. Box 588, Oxford, MS 38655.

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