Gloria Irvin Jane McCauley Gilliam, 91

Published 4:49 pm Tuesday, August 14, 2012

RICHMOND, Aug. 14 – Gloria Irvin Jane McCauley Gilliam, 91, of Richmond, born August 2, 1921 in Portsmouth, passed from this life into the next on Thursday, August 9, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Edna L. and James J. McCauley.

She enjoyed her family, friends, and traveling. She was an active member of the Ding-a-lings, and an avid Redskins fan. She loved chocolate, and was known for her chocolate chip cookies.

Mrs. Gilliam is survived by her son-in-law, Harold K. Anderson II; three grandchildren, Paul R. Gilliam III “Trey” and wife, Lou Ann, Harold K. Anderson III, and Robert Alan Anderson and wife, Deborah K.; five great-grandchildren, Harold K. Anderson IV, Joshua K. Anderson and wife, Rachel, Paul R. Anderson, Matthew M. Anderson, and Matty Grace Gilliam; and great-great-grandson, Christian E. Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Gilliam Sr., daughter, Dolores G. Anderson, and son, Paul R. Gilliam Jr.

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Graveside services were held Monday, August 13, at Westhampton Memorial Park, Richmond.

Contributions may be made to the Greater Richmond Chapter Alzheimer's Association, 4600 Cox Road, Suite 130, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

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The Parham Chapel of Woody Funeral Home arranged the services.