Originally created 02/11/00

Mrs. Lucille Gillis



Mrs. Lucille D. Gillis, of Tate Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. C.J. Shuford officiating. Burial will be in Lovett Cemetery, Screven County.

Mrs. Gillis, a native of Screven County, had retired from University Hospital. She was the district director of Children for Christian Education. She was a member of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the deaconess board, Busy Bee Club and WHOM Society.

Survivors include her husband, Willie L. Gillis; three sons, Joseph E. Memminger, Clearwater, and Larry Memminger and Gregory Memminger, both of Augusta; two daughters, Polly Anna Memminger, Augusta, and Revonica Daniels, Walterboro, S.C.; two brothers, Eddie L. Danford, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jeff Stewart Jr., Augusta; a sister, Lula M. Moultrie, Savannah; and eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her nephews and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of deaconess board and officers of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Friends may call at the residence.

Peoples Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 11, 2000