Margaret J. Gilliam (Sign Guestbook)

Margaret J. Gilliam age 79 of Knoxville, TN passed away at UT Medical Center on August 26, 2019. She was born on September 8, 1939 in Erin, TN to Walter T. Finch and Edna Ross Finch.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Allen Monroe Gilliam; parents, Walter and Edna Finch; brother, Everett Toone Finch.

She is survived by her sister, Evelyne Greenwell.

Margaret was a switch board operator at Horizon Medical Center for 17 years. She enjoyed horse-back riding and flying. She got her student pilot’s license after the death of her husband and used flying as a form of therapy.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00pm on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the family residence (7165 Windwhisper Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37924).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clapp’s Chapel United Methodist Church (7420 Clapps Chapel Road, Corryton, TN 37721). Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Gilliam family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.


Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.


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