The family will receive friends today, April 20, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Monday, April 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Gilliland was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Gilliland; daughter, Sylvia Coleman; sister, Carmen Gilliland; and brothers, Hubert Gilliland, Arlie Gilliland, Garland Gilliland and Johnny Gilliland.
He is survived by his son-in-law, Ray Coleman; grandsons, Daryl Coleman (Pam) and Danny Coleman (Sonja); sisters, Gwin Burke and Jessie Lou Benton; great-grandchildren, Zac Coleman, Lauren Coleman, Alichia Coleman and Haley Coleman; and nieces, Shirley Lollar, Anita and Carthell Williams, and Cindy and Mike Hagood.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571