Lovia Woods Gilliam, 91, of Bokoshe, OK passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 in Pocola, OK. Lovia was born September 25,1924 in Stoney Point, OK to Charlie & Rose Lee (Harper) Woods. She was a school cafeteria cook. Lovia was a loving mother and grandmother. She was known by everybody as "Granny". Lovia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Guy; brothers Ed, Edgar, Harley & Earl.
Survivors include her daughters, Betty Hemby of Heavener, OK, Janice England and her daughter Faith of the home; sons, Jerry Gilliam of Howe, OK, Gerald Gilliam of Poteau, OK; 4 grandchildren, Sami Jo, Kelsey, Kyle & Faith; 14 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; sister, Ola & Jim Wooten of Spiro, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives & loved ones.
Services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, August 16, 2016 graveside at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, OK with Jim Cook officiating.
The family will be at the chapel in Pocola on Monday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.