GILLIAM, Virginia B., 69, of Hopedale, Ohio, died Saturday Sept. 1, 2012, in Lifeline Hospital, Wintersville, Ohio. She was born July 21, 1943, in Dennison, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry and Mary Tomlinson Everhart.
Virginia graduated from Scio High School in 1961, worked at Scio Pottery and was a 36 year member of the Cadiz Jehovah's Witnesses.
Her husband, William, died May 17, 2001. She is survived by two sons, William Gilliam Jr and wife Terri of Hopedale, Ohio, and Edward Gilliam of Hopedale. A daughter, Billena Gilliam of Arroyo Grande, California survives. Virginia has two brothers, Alfred Green and wife Betty of Scio, Ohio, and Tom Everhart and wife Carmen of Panama City Beach, Fla. There is one grandson, Clayton Gilliam of Hopedale.
Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High St. Hopedale, Ohio, on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, from 5 until 9 p.m. Services there are Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Brother Rudy Puskarich officiating. Burial will follow in Hopedale Cemetery.
Blackburn Funeral Home (740) 937-2461 www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com