Obituary: Macel Gillum

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Macel Gillum, 83, of the Laws Hill Community, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009.

Mrs. Gillum was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church. She retired from Cosmolab in 1997.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Morgan and Ida Mae Maupin Hilliard, and husband, Garland Hugh Gillum.

She is survived by her daughters, Amber Buckner of Mount Juliet, Ginger Chapman of Chapel Hill, and Scarlett Cummings of Greenbrier; sister, Claudia Millhouse of Frederick, Md.; brother, Herschel Hilliard of Belvidere; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Oct. 19, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Randy Chapman and Dennis Cummings officiating, followed by burial in Elliott Cemetery near Chapel Hill.