JONES GILLIHAN, DOLORES - Izard County, Arkansas | DOLORES JONES GILLIHAN - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Combs Cemetery
Izard County,

Ervin 31 Jan 1924 - 04 Aug 1999
Dolores 17 Mar 1927 - 19 Mar 2017

Marriage: 23 Dec 1946 Sycamore, Izard, Arkansas*

Ervin Adam Gillihan son of Owen Mclesley Gillihan and Lillie (Gulley) Gillihan. Dolores (Jones) Gillihan daughter of Seth Cooper Jones and Daisy Effie (Dixon) Jones.

Ervin Adam Gillihan, son of the late Owen M. and Lillie Gullie Gillihan, was born January 31, 1924, in Twin Creek. He died August 4, 1999 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was 75. Mr. Gillihan served in the United States Army during World War II, attaining the rank of Private First Class. He was united in marriage to Delores Jones December 23, 1946, in Jumbo. To this union three sons were born.

Ervin Adam Gillihan, 75, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999 in a Batesville Hospital. Born Jan. 31, 1924, at Twin Creek, AR, he was the son of the late Owen M. and Lilley Gulley Gillihan.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, attaining the rank of Private First Class. During his working years, he was employed by Reynolds Metal as a crane operator. After retirement, he enjoyed working in his woodworking shop and making gifts and puzzles for friends and family. He was an active member and deacon of Melbourne Church of Christ and was a member of the Aluminum Workers Union.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores Gillihan; three sons, Jim D. Gillihan of Vancouver, WA, Dan G. Gillihan and David E. Gillihan both of Longview, WA; two sisters, Hazel Thompson of Mtn. View, AR, and Maxine Vines of Eudora, KS; two brothers, Dallas Gillihan of Melbourne and Otho Ray Gillihan of Ocean Park, WA; six grandchildren, Aaron P. Gillihan, Kevin A. Gillihan, Kyle E. Gillihan, Seth K. Gillihan, Lynette Ritterodt and Cindy Ritterodt; four great grandchildren.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Willard, Eulon, and Elmo Gillihan.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Sat. at the Roman and Billy Howard Memorial Chapel in Melbourne with Glen Green officiating.

Burial will be at Combs Cemetery under the direction of Eddie's family Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Roy Gillihan, Larry Gillihan, Chris Gillihan, Mark Gillihan, Michael Gillihan and Keith Gillihan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Orville Thompson, Dallas Gillihan, Otho Ray Gillihan and LeRoy Thompson.

*Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957
Name: Erwin A Gillihan
Sex: Male
Age: 22
Residence Place: Sycamore, Izard, Arkansas
Birth Year (Estimated): 1924
Spouse's Name: Dolores Janes
Spouse's Sex: Female
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse's Residence Place: Sycamore, Izard, Arkansas
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1927
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1946
Marriage Place: Izard, Arkansas, United States
Marriage Place (Original): , Izard, Arkansas, United States
Marriage License Date: 23 Dec 1946
NOTICE: her last name is in error

Information added by researcher. dgb Obituary from the files of June Ramsey.

Contributed on 12/19/17 by sandhollow
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Submitted: 12/19/17 • Approved: 5/9/21 • Last Updated: 5/12/21 • R1205709-G1205708-S3

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