Archive for Wednesday, December 15, 1999


December 15, 1999

John Joseph Gilliland


John Joseph Gilliland, 86, Tonganoxie, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence.

Services were Monday, Dec. 13, 1999, at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. YungBo Lee officiating.

Mr. Gilliland was born April 17, 1913, in Linwood, the son of Samuel and Dolly (Shrauger) Gilliland.

He was a farmer and a member of the Tonganoxie Senior Citizens.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Gilliland, of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Jack Gilliland, Blue Springs, Mo., and Keith Gilliland, Lawrence; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the United Methodist Church, which may be sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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