Saturday, August 13, 2016

Lovia Gilliam

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.

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