KENNEDY, Ala. — Charles Thurston Gilliam, 83, died Dec. 2, 2012, at his residence. Services are Thursday at 11 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Home with Danny Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Meadow Branch Cemetery. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Mr. Gilliam was born Aug. 17, 1929, to the late Charlie and Trannie Gilliam. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he worked as a cook. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Gilliam of Kennedy; son, James T. Murphy of Caledonia; sister, Hortense Johnson of Millport, Ala.; and one grandson.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on December 5, 2012
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