J. P. Gillham Obituary - The Iola Register 14 Oct 1949 Page 1
Death Claims Mo ran Pioneer lSpen «l to Tho •Rfir 'mlerl Moran, Oct. 14—J. .son of one of the ploheer families m this neighborhood, ded Wcdncs- di<y at the home of I Is daughter. Mrs. Sam Bolyard, Mo ran. He had been 111 since July a td only recently recently returned here from the hospital hospital at Ft. Scott. He |i'as 83 years old. Mr. Gillham was borjn at Greenbush. Greenbush. 111., coming to Kansas as a .small child with hLs parents. Mr. P. Gillham. and Mrs. William G family settled near Miran and he has spent most of his ife here. He was active in many cpmmunity affairs. In 1B85 he married Lilly May Jarcd. who died In 19 1. To them were born 13 children. Survivors include six ions. Walker fiillham of the home Walter of Broiuson, Ralph of Wil lams, Calif.. Dev.ey. Raymond and Clarence Ciili'nam, Kincald; Ihre; daughters, Mrs Grace Balcom, Long Beach, Mrs. Lula Mae Garriscn, LaHarpe, and Mrs. Vera Etta BoV'ard. Moran. also leaves 28 grjandchildren. 13 great grandchildren ter. Mrs. CrI.ss Colgin, Funeral .services will 2 p.m. Sunday at the nrral home. Moran. Thl llham. The and a sls- Klncald. be held at r ibiton Fu- Rev. Judd Wood will officiate. BiJrial will be at the Little Pioneer ce metcry.