Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 9, 2013

James C. Gilliam

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Mr. James C. Gilliam, 77, of Arlington passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013, in Arlington.

He was born on Jan. 15, 1936 in Eureka, to parents Connie D and Jessie Laverne Gilliam.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gilliam; daughters, Nickie Haynes and husband Larry of Ennis and Stacey Hoots and husband Michael of Arlington; son, Jeffrey L. Gilliam and wife Susan of Roanoke; grandson, Joshua Stout of Beaumont; granddaughters, Sydney Stout of Beaumont, Tiffany Calder, and Amilyn Martin of Lewisville, sisters, Aleene Pollock of Corsicana, Verna McDonald of McKinney, Audra Ground and husband Randall of Paris, and Margie Riley and husband Al of Mesquite, an aunt, Imogene Moore of Corsicana, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Mark officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association


An online guestbook is available at and selecting the James Carroll Gilliam obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.