BETTY IRENE BOX GILLILAND, 95, Oneonta, died Feb. 3, 2021. She was a member of Robin Hill Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, cooking, decoration time, and spending time with her family. Predeceasing her were husband Wiley Gilliland, parents Millie and Lela Whited Box, and five siblings.
Surviving are children Helen (Leon) Tucker, Terry (Shelia Gilliland), Vanessa (Jim) Tann, Andrea (Richard) Lockhart; granddaughter Heather (Brandon) Keener; great-grandchildren Brayden Keener, Kynlee Keener, Corbyn Keener; a host of nieces and nephews.
Daniel Tidwell and Freddie Keener officiated the 2 p.m. graveside service held Feb. 6 at Blount Memory Cemetery. Rickey Box, Mike Gilliland, Asa Gilliland, Brandon Keener, Mike Tucker, Richard Lockhart, Jimmy Phillips, and Jim Tann served as pallbearers. Lemley Funeral Home directed.