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Lettie Gillilan

August 14, 1938October 18, 2020
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Lettie Ruth Gillilan, 82, returned to her heavenly home on October 18, 2020 after a valiant battle with a long illness. Her devotion to her family and her strong belief in God supported her in this struggle and ultimately gave her peace.

Lettie Ruth was born to the late Dillard and Alice Wright on August 14, 1938. She was predeceased by her oldest brother, Dennis Wright and little sister, Virgie Wright. She married her late husband, Wilburn Gillilan and was blessed with a large and loving family. Together they loved nine children James “Eddie”, Vicki (predeceased), Donna, Darrell, Dean, Dale, Debbie, and Teresa, Sandy, seventeen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She worked for the Etowah County board of Education for over twenty-five years, driving school bus for West End. She was avid in church and enjoyed singing and playing the piano. Lettie Ruth was well known for her kindness and generosity. She often wore her heart on her sleeves and was quick to lend a helping hand.

Lettie Ruth will be greatly missed by her brother, Wayne Wright (Mary), children, beloved grandchildren, friends, and family.

Services will be held at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Attalla on Friday, October 23 at 3:00 pm .Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm-3:00pm

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  • Visitation in the CHAPEL

    Friday, October 23, 2020

  • Chapel Service

    Friday, October 23, 2020

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