Margaret Eileen McClees Gillie
September 28, 1925 – July 10, 2021
Margaret Eileen McClees Gillie, 95, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, died July 10, 2021.
She was born in Creswell, NC to Dr. James E. and Kate Clay Phillips McClees.
She was predeceased by her parents, brother (James Ephraim McClees), sister (Katherine Elizabeth McClees Foreman), and by her much beloved husband, Thomas Edward Gillie, Sr., and their infant son, Thomas E. Gillie, Jr.
She is survived by daughter, Margaret Elizabeth “Tad” Gillie Stanley (Vaughan) and son, Thomas E. “Toby” Gillie, III (Leslie). Grandchildren are Thomas E. Gillie, IV, Arielle Elizabeth Gillie Harper (Jordan), Thomas Crockett Stanley, William Vaughan Stanley, Margaret Patricia Gillie “Matty” Stanley, and Joshua Allen. Her great grandchildren are Evelyn Virginia “Evee” Harper and Avery Afton Harper.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 411 E. Grace St., Richmond, VA 23219.
Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Walk-In Ministry at Centenary United Methodist Church or to a charity of your choice.
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Monday, July 19, 2021