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Arthur Eulon "Red" GILLIHAN

Combs Cemetery
Izard County,
Arkansas

Arthur 18 Jun 1918 - 05 Sept 1998
Oleata 29 Mar 1923 - 13 Apr 1995

Marriage:
Arthur
1) Oleata Irene (Jeffery) Gillihan 21 Mar 1944 San Louis Obispo, California
2) Crystal (McMillen) Hinkle Gillihan 14 Jun 1997

Arthur Eulon "Red" Gillihan son of Owen Mclesley Gillihan and Lilly (Gulley) Gillihan. Oleata Irene (Jeffery) Gillihan daughter of Earl Jeffery and Hester (Mayfield) Jeffery.

Please see veterans memorial.

*Obituary Melbourne Times 16 Sept 1998
Arthur Eulon "Red" Gillihan
June 18, 1918 - September 5, 1998

Arthur Eulon "Red" Gillihan, passed away at the age of 80 years on September 5, 1998, in Mountain Home, AR.He was born at Twin Creek on June 18, 1918, and worked with timber and sawmills most of his life. He married Crystal M. McMillen Hinkle on June 14, 1997.

Most recently, he made his home in Salesville, but lived in Mtn. View, AR for many years. He was a member of the Norfork Church of Christ and was well known for his fiddle playing.

He served in WWII with the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Crystal M. Gillihan of Salesville; a son, Robert E. Gillihan of Mtn. View; six daughters, Lois W. Walters of Haskell, OK, Evelyn K. Bladshaw of Danville, AR, Vivian A. Berry of Fordyce, AR, Phyllis B. Hood of Havana, AR, Rosemary Kenny of Bartlett, TN, and Connie S. Bell of Lamar, AR; three brothers, Ray Gillihan of Ocean Park, WA, Dallas Gillihan of Melbourne, and Ervin Gillihan of Melbourne; two sisters, Hazel Gillihan Thompson of Mtn. View, and Avy Maxine Gillihan Vines of Eudora, Ka; one stepson, Ronnie Hinkle of Corning, AR; three step daughters, Joan Burgess of West Plains, MO, Joyce Williams of Mtn. Home, AR, and Emily Spencer of Corning, AR; 27 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Irene Jeffery Gillihan; his parents, Owen M. and Lillie Gulley Gillihan; and two brothers.

Funeral service was held on Wed., Sept. 9, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Norfork Church of Christ with Bro. Charles Rose officiating.

Burial was in Combs Cemetery in Melbourne with Bro. Frank Curtis officiating.

Arrangements were by Kirby and Family Funeral Directors, Mountain Home.


From the files of June Ramsey.

Contributed on 5/9/21 by sandhollow
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Submitted: 5/9/21 • Approved: 5/9/21 • Last Updated: 5/16/21 • R1373054-G808934-S3

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