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Opal Meeks Gilliland
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Obituary for Opal Meeks Gilliland

October 12, 1930 - December 8, 2017

Opal Meeks Gilliland, 87, of New Hope, passed from this life on Friday.

She was preceded in death by husband, Frank A. Gilliland, father, Willie Hines Meeks, mother, Mattie Webb Meeks, step son, Richard A. Gilliland, brothers, Carl, Dewey, and Zedra Meeks and Ulansell Clark, and sister, Gertha Mae Martin.

Surviving are daughter, Patricia Paseur Poarch, daughter, Elaine Gilliland Baker (Tommy), son, Phillip Dale Paseur (Renee), step son, Don A. Gilliland (Linda), sister, Mattie "Lollie" Shaneyfelt, grandchildren, Dan Paseur, Trisha Russell, Tasha Baker, Tommy Baker, Tonia Sims, Christy Baker, Rick Gilliland and Dawn Gilliland, several great grandchildren, step great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday at 1:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Meeks officiating. Pallbearers will be Daniel Paseur, Ricky Shaneyfelt, Wesley Shaneyfelt, Tommy Baker, Charles Russell, Jackie Meeks.

Interment will be in the Gibson Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home

2500 Oak Grove Road
New Hope, AL 35760

Funeral Ceremony




1:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760





2:00 PM
Gibson Cemetery

Clouds Cove Rd.
Huntsville, AL 35803


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