Graveside service for Mrs. Mary Gilliam Gatlin, age 94, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2:30 PM on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Wright’s Cemetery with Bro. Colin Leighton officiating. Visitation with the family will be held at 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gatlin was born on May 27, 1923 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Jonas Wilson and Maudie Allen Bland Gilliam.
Survivors include her son, Harold (Ann) Gatlin of Fayetteville, TN; daughters, Faye Gatlin (Jesse) Blackburn of Harvest, AL and Denise Gatlin (Jay) Hall of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Lisa (T.A.) Miller, Nita Gay Blackburn, Sharon (Barry) Beverly, Christopher (Anna) Hall, and Christina (Blake) Lawson; great-grandchildren, Bobby Beverly, Elizabeth (Matt) Billings, Tabatha Beverly (Levi) Thompson, Ashley (Dalton) Cook, and Heidi and Annabeth Lawson; and sister-in-law, Doris Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earlie Houston Gatlin, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tennessee Childrens Home at P.O. Box 10, Spring Hill, TN 37174 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.