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Jessie James Gilliam

November 27, 1966 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 53)


Jessie James Gilliam, born November 27, 1966, of Kyles Ford, went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2020 at the age of 53 due to a sudden illness.  He was preceded in death by his dad, J.D. Gilliam; aunt, Mary Reed, Grandpa & Grandma, Robert & Carrie Fisher; son, Brian Maxwell; mother-in-law, Margie Sellers; brother-in-law, Junior Drinnon; nephew, David Johnson and nieces, Starla Dalton & Sapphira Livesay

He is survived by;

Wife; Ramona Gilliam

Mother; Vonenva Fisher

Brothers; Eddie Gilliam & Darrell Gilliam

Sons; Dustin Maxell & Preston Sellers

Daughter; Jaden Seal

Special Great-Nephew; Chandler Johnson

Best Friend; Jerry Moore

Special Brother-in-law; Jessie Johnson


Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel

Rev. Jim Seals officiating

Interment will follow in the Heron-Maxwell Cemetery in Surgoinsville

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the McNeil Funeral Home


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McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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June 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
July 1, 2020

10:00 AM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

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