Democrat Voice

Friday November 23, 1917

Death of D. T. Gillis

D. T. Gillis, prominent citizen of Coleman and former member of the commissioners' court of Coleman county, died Tuesday afternoon, November 20th following a brief illness of pneumonia and heart complications. He was taken suddenly ill at his real estate office late Saturday afternoon and removed to the home of Dr. W. R. Lindley.

Deceased was born in Barbour county, Alabama, December 12th, 1853, and had been a citizen of Coleman county for more than twenty-five years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Coleman and a member of the Masonic Lodge, under whose auspices his funeral was held Wednesday afternoon. The procession formed at the home of Dr. W. R. Lindley at 4:00 o'clock and the remains conveyed to the city cemetery where Rev. F. S. Henderson conducted the services, after which the Masonic funeral rites were administered.


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