STARKVILLE — Thad Gillis, 82, died March 4, 2013. Visitation is today from noon to 2 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home. A private graveside service will follow at Starkville Memorial Gardens with Judge Alan Highers officiating. Mr. Gillis was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Bradley. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. He was of the Baptist faith and was a retired member of the Jolly Squares squares dancers. He was formerly employed with Mississippi State University. Survivors include his wife, Nan Nelle Bright Gillis.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 5, 2013
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