4/29/15 —– Alma Christine Williams Gilliam

Alma Christine Williams Gilliam, age 81 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on April 25, 2015 at the Bailey Manor in Manchester.

She was a dedicated homemaker and a member of the Manchester Church of God.

She was born in Rocky River, TN to her parents, the late Walter Alexander Williams and Lucy Elizabeth Meeks Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Edward “Bud” Gilliam in 2006; brothers, Herbert, Jess, Estel, Charles, J.W. and Harold Williams; and sisters, Marie Boyd, Pauline Harris and Billie Lockhart.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Blessing and her husband Stephen of Manchester, TN; son, Randall Gilliam and his wife Cindy of Manchester, TN; three grandchildren, Benjamin Blessing, Abbie and Lauren Gilliam all of Manchester, TN; sisters-in-law, Faye Williams of Tracy City, TN, Alberta “Bertie” Maqourik of Pelham, TN and Margie Bains Gilliam; brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Ruth Bains Gilliam of Greenville, TN; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, Tennessee


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Central Funeral Home


Pastor David Petty


Rose Hill Memorial Gardens

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