Archive for Thursday, August 30, 2001

Charlotte M. Gilliam


August 30, 2001

Funeral Mass for Charlotte M. Gilliam, 29, Lawrence, was Saturday, Aug. 25, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Alma. Burial was in Catholic Cemetery, Alma.

Mrs. Gilliam died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

She was born May 6, 1972, in Topeka. She graduated from Sandlewood High School in Jacksonville, Fla., and had lived in Alma, Tampa, Texas, Columbia, S.C., and Jacksonville, recently returning to Kansas.

Mrs. Gilliam was northeast poster child for March of Dimes from 1973 to 1974 and state poster child from 1974 to 1975.

Survivors include her husband, Eric Gilliam, of the home; her father, Jack Schmidt, De Soto; her mother, Linda Pinkham, Eudora; three sisters, Nancy Wolff, Manomet, Mass., Casie Williams, Eudora, and Katie Schmidt, De Soto; two brothers, Jack Schmidt Jr., Stanley, and Dan Smith, De Soto; and her grandparents, Robert L. "Bochie" and Helen Schmidt, Alma, Millie Andersen, Pleasanton, and Rosella Mallory, Eudora.

Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, De Soto, was in charge of arrangements.

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