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Reba Lavonne (Gardner) Gilleland "Gragu"

November 20, 1929 ~ August 22, 2018 (age 88)

Reba Lavonne Gilleland, 88, of Brazoria passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Oak Village Healthcare in Lake Jackson, Texas. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Waco, TX to James and Nannie Bell “Nana” Gardner.

 She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. In her earlier years she liked to travel with her husband and their dogs.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Lee Gilleland, Sr. and daughter –in-law, Alice Gilleland.

 She leaves to cherish her loving memories; son, Joe Lee Gilleland, Jr. “Skippy” and wife Mary of Texas City; daughter, Gail Gilleland Hughes and husband Barry of Brazoria; grandchildren, Heather Gilleland Roderick, Robyn Gilleland  and Barry Lane Hughes, II Aka “Bear”, 6 great grandchildren; best friend, Betty Bradshaw, other relatives and friends.

 Active pallbearers will be Lloyd Brown, Jr., Scott Lowder, Steven Hughes, Jaden Buchanan, Trampas Buchanan and John Tichacek.

 Family will receive friends on Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Victory Fellowship and Cowboy Church in Brazoria. Funeral service will start at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jamie Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Gulf Prairie Cemetery in Jones Creek, Texas.

 Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.


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