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Jeannette Gillis

Jeannette Gillis, age 73, 200 Four Seasons Circle, Erwin, died Thursday March, 29, 2012, in the Hanover Medical Center, Hanover, Pa. She was a native of Frederick, Md., but had lived in Unicoi County for the past 15 years.
Mrs. Gillis was a daughter of the late Clarence and Katherine Wiles Myers. She was a past nursing assistant for Appalachian Christian Village. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband Freddie McKinley Gillis Sr. in December 2010.
Survivors include sons: Fred Gillis Jr. and wife Evelyn, Glen Burnie, Md., Allen Gillis, East Berlin, Pa., Kirby Gillis, Tennessee; two daughters: Deborah Neiswender and husband Donald, East Berlin, Pa., Kathleen Henry, Erwin; two brothers: Robert and Jr. Myers, both of Baltimore, Md.; one sister: June Clough and husband Reginald, Cool Ridge, W. Va.; 14 grandchildren: Dawn, Charles, Jacob, Fred III, Shannon, Scott, Taylor, Steven, Stacy, Dawn, Shannon and Crissy Gillis, Glenn and Tessia Lynch; 18 great-grandchildren: Kevin, Miranda, Melinda, Michael, Madison, Molly, Gavin, Caitlin, Ashley, Matthew, Christian, Steven, Makayla, Cyncere, Trintity, Kamerron, Scott Jr., Daniel Joseph; one great-great-grandchild, Braylyne, and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends Sunday, April 1, from 4-7 p.m., at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home.
Interment was Monday April 2, at 11 a.m., in Evergreen Mausoleum. The Rev. Ron Fender officiated.
Pallbearers were Allen, Kirby and Scott Gillis, Donald and Kevin Neiswender and Charles Russell.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home and Chapel was in charge.