Obituary published May 2, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Carol Ann Gilliam, 74, of Paris, Mo., passed away at her home in Paris on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. She was born June 27, 1938 at Paris, Mo., the daughter of Marvin Thomas and Lola Maurine Mason Wilkes. Carol married Robert Gilliam at Paris, Mo. on March 20, 1957. She was employed at Pelsue Shoe Store for several years.
Mrs. Gilliam is survived by her husband, a son, Bobby Gilliam, of Paris, a daughter, Brenda Gilliam of Dittmer, Mo., two grandchildren, Joe and Jon Gilliam and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Marilyn Billings.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Walnut Grove Cemetery with Reverend Wesley Hammond officiating and Agnew Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Monroe County Cancer Supporters.