Obituaries » Edith Burton Gilliland
May 2, 1930 - November 10, 2019
Edith Burton Gilliland, 89, of Gladys passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Autumn Care of Altavista. She was the wife of the late William Carroll Gilliland Sr.
Mrs. Gilliland was born in Halifax County, May 2, 1930 a daughter of the late Robert Lee Burton and Mary Rudder Burton. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and a retired employee of General Electric.
She is survived by two sons, W. Carroll Gilliland (Shirley) of Rustburg, Michael Gilliland of Gladys; two daughters, Nancy G. Barnes (Terry) of Lynchburg, Martha G. DeJarnette of Rustburg; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Beryl Camden of Madison Heights, Sue Scott, and Ruby Jennings both of Gladys. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Claudia B. Gilliland, and Landon B. Gilliland; a sister, Irene B. Woodall; and 10 brothers, Ray D., Robert Jr., Frank, Roy D., Morell, Hubert, Joe, Lemeil, John, and Abrie Burton.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Ebenezer Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Roberts and the Rev. Jamie Adams with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal.