Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


October 23, 2012

Chester Gill

Corsicana —

On Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 Chester Gill went to meet our Lord. He was born on Jan. 3, 1925 in Eureka to John Edgar and Nora Rosie Gill.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Edward, Vernon, Leroy and Lloyd; sisters Nora and Marie.

He is survived by his sons, Leon Gill, Billy Gill and wife Joyce, Rocky Gill and wife Sherry; daughters, Shirley Tunnell and husband George, Rosemary Shearin, Sandra Hanson and Sylvia Mize; 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Alvie Gill and sister Bessie Darr.

Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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