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Mildred Gilley

September 23, 1923 ~ September 5, 2018 (age 94)

Mildred (Fillingim) Gilley Mildred was born in Geneva, AL in 9/23/1923, the daughter of Lena and Dock Fillingim. She passed peacefully at the age of 94. In 1941 she married M/Sgt Bernice (Bern) J. Gilley and had three sons, Douglas L. Gilley, Ralph Dennis Gilley (Patricia) and Bernie Jerome Gilley (Kay). She is survived by sisters, Eunice Lewis, Mary Evelyn Grubbs and Mona Guilford and numerous Grandchildren. Predeceased by sister Maxine Trawick, brothers Brady and Lindy Fillingim. Being a military spouse, she experienced many relocations and joy of moving with family, finally settling down in Panama City in 1956 and finally having “a home”. She enjoyed a long and happy life caring for her family. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and making a house a home. Flowers were her passion. A member of the Callaway First Baptist Church and sang with the Senior Choir. Funeral services will be on Thursday, September 13. Visitation at 10:00 am, Funeral Service at 11:00 am with Reception at the church hall after the service. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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