Stillwater News Press

November 2, 2013

Jurlean (Jerri) Gilliland

Stillwater NewsPress

— Jurlean (Jerri) Gilliland, 77, passed away on Nov. 1, 2013, in Stillwater. Her funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Strode Funeral Home Chapel. J.B. Bond will officiate. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on Jan. 21, 1936, to Ernest Joe Hall and Callie Orene Lee in Haywood Beckel Hill Mountain.

She married Edward Gaddis in Oklahoma City in 1951. They divorced in 1968. She married Jimmy Bullock in Stillwater in 1993. They were married until his death in 1988. She married Stanley E. Gilliland in 1990. They were married until his death in 2010.

Jerri received her high school diploma and retired as a teletype supervisor. She was a member of Stillwater Bible. She loved to garden and was a volunteer at Stillwater Medical Center.

She is preceded in death by husband, Dr. Stanley E. Gilliland; daughter, Patricia Anne Gaddis, DVM; three sisters and two brothers.

She is survived by two daughters, Debra K. Gaddis-Dovre , husband, Terry R. Dovre; Belinda Gayle Gilpin, husband, Neil Gilpin; four grandchildren; Maria Ann Bedoya, Tressas Elizabeth Penner; Taylor Gilpin, wife Kacey,  seven great grandchildren Shannon C. Plemons, Allexis A. Acosta, Mckenna A. Penner, Lylee R. Penner,  Jonas Dovre, Avery Gilpin, Emmie Gilpin; two brothers, Vell Hall and B.J. Hall and one sister, Myrtle Lee Hall.

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