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Dorothy Hendricks Gilliland

September 11, 1921 - January 23, 2021

Burial Date January 26, 2021

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Dorothy Lucille Hendricks Lewis Gilliland, 99, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Summit Health and Rehab. She was wife first of the late Howard Thomas Lewis and second of the late James Baylor Gilliland.

Mrs. Gilliland was born in Halifax County, September 11, 1921, a daughter of the late Everett William Hendricks and Jennie Lacey DeJarnette Hendricks, stepmother, Mamie Guthrie Hendricks. She was a member of Childrey Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, James “Jimmy” Baylor Gilliland, Jr. (Faye) of Lynchburg; two daughters, Janice Marie Lewis Guthrie (Max) of Forest, Patsy Gayle Gilliland Alderman (Clyde) of Chatham; two grandchildren, Scott Lewis Guthrie (Jan), Nicholas James Gilliland (Megan); great-grandchildren, Bethany Paige Guthrie, Hannah Lane Gilliland, James B. Gilliland, III; a brother, Hugh Grey Hendricks of Nathalie. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ozelia H. Wade; two brothers, William Everette Hendricks, Barkley Lacy Hendricks.

The family would like to thank all staff, nurse practitioners, and physicians for the loving care they provided.

A graveside service will be conducted a 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Childrey Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Jerry Stanfield.

Following CDC guidelines those attending the service will be required to wear a mask and social distance.

Memorial contributions may be made to Childrey Baptist Church or the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department.