Wednesday, October 12, 1932 - Saturday, January 9, 2016
Mrs. Lillie Vance Gillis of Dothan passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Signature Health Care of North Florida. She was 83.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home with Chaplin Jody Haddan officiating. Burial will follow at New Hinson Baptist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time.
Mrs. Gillis was born October 12, 1932 in Covington County to the late Clyde and Ruth Stanley Smith. She was a member of New Hinson Baptist Church. Lillie was a loving mother and caring grandmother who will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, her first husband and the father of her children, Leon Chancellor; her second husband, Francis Adrian Gillis and several brothers and sisters all preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters: Diane Baggett, Wichita Falls, TX and Deborah Inabinett (Walter), Florala; three sons: Robert Wayne Chancellor (Ann), Fadette, Jerry Lavon Chancellor (Diane), Andalusia and Douglas Chancellor (Jane), Pottstown, PA; several brothers and sisters; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; her beloved canine companion, Trooper; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.