Elsie Gilliam

October 5, 1921November 5, 2012

Elsie, daughter of Ruth and Wallace Robison, was born on October 5, 1921. She was born and raised in Wheeler County, Texas. On November 5, 2012, in Plano, Texas, she began her final journey. She married John W. Gilliam, Sr. on November 4, 1939. They had been married for 32 years, prior to his death in 1971. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; and 7 siblings, Ina Fay, Leroy, Modell, Melba, Evelyn, Jodie and Gaye. She is survived by two sons; John Gilliam, Jr. of Carrollton and Randy Gilliam of Keller; and one daughter, Cheryl Gilliam of Plano; one granddaughter, Traci Kaindl of Carrollton; one grandson, John Gilliam of Keller; and many nieces and nephews. Prior to moving to Plano in 2004, she had been a resident of Midland for 47 years and was a long-time member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on November 17th at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland to honor and celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, please donate to: the National Kidney Foundation (online or 800-622-9010) or to the American Cancer Society (online or 800-227-2345).


  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 17, 2012

Elsie Gilliam

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Tia Nina

October 16, 2012

Loving and missing u

October 12, 2012

May you feel comfort from the prayers and love of friends and family.

Robert Lester

October 11, 2012

Do not know the family personally but do know Valerie is home with God. She was here for such a short span and God wanted her back. Prayers for the family at her home going. In his grace.

Jennifer Green

October 11, 2012

My heart breaks for you Andrea! You are in my prayers!