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James Perry Gillis

June 21, 1973 April 16, 2019
James Perry Gillis
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Obituary for James Perry Gillis

James Perry Gillis, Sr., age 45 of Bremen, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  He was born in East Point, Georgia on June 21, 1973, son of the late John Calvin Gillis and the late Raye Griggs Gillis. He was employed as a field mechanic with Halliburton Energy Services.  Perry was a life long member of County Line Baptist Church. Perry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as every moment spent with family and friends.
Perry is survived by his wife, Beverly Barfield Gillis; daughter: Julie Ryll; son: James Perry “J.P.” Gillis, Jr.; sisters: Kathryn McCrary, Anne Smith; brothers: Stephen Gillis, Thomas and Melissa Gillis; father-in-law: Calvin and Tonya Barfield; mother-in-law: Elaine and Robbie Hyatt; sister-in-law: Emily and Chris Griesback; brother-in-law: Ethan Rogers; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law: Pete McCrary; niece: Mishell Laudermilk.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, he was cremated and the family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and again on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM.
A Memorial Service will be held at County Line Baptist Church at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 27, 2019, with Reverend Jerry Adair officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the County Line Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1814 N. County Line Road, Lithia Springs, GA  30122.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com.
Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, has charge of the arrangements.   770-489-2818


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Visitation

Friday

26

Apr

5:00 PM 4/26/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA
7034 Broad Street Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

27

Apr

12:00 PM 4/27/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 4/27/2019 1:30:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA
7034 Broad Street Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Memorial.

Saturday

27

Apr

2:00 PM 4/27/2019 2:00:00 PM
County Line Baptist Church

1814 N. County Line Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

County Line Baptist Church
1814 N. County Line Road Lithia Springs 30122 GA
United States
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