Virginia Martin Gilliam

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Milwaukee, NC - Mrs. Virginia Martin Gilliam age 87, formerly of Milwaukee passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Mrs. Gilliam was born March 25, 1929 in Northampton County, NC, the daughter of the late Ravie Martin and RubyAskew Martin. She was also predeceased by her husband Clarence P. Gilliam, a son, Dixie Paul Gilliam and a sister Evelyn Strickland.

Mrs. Gilliam never met a stranger. If she would see someone she didn't know she would say, "Hi, I am Virginia from North Carolina."
She is survived by a sister, Mona Martin Rose, a brother, Marvin Martin, a grandson, Billy Gilliam and several nieces and nephews.


A Memorial Service to Celebrate Virginia's Life will be held, Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Bethany United Methodist Church.

Burial at Milwaukee Cemetery will be private.

The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM prior to services.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church or to Vidant Home Health and Hospice.

Massey funeral Home in Jackson, NC is handling arrangements.