Lucille (Roberts) Gillham, age 83, of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away on July 16, 2012 at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. Lucille was born on December 5, 1928 to H.G. and Bertha (Brown) Roberts in Zinc, Arkansas.
Lucille was a Member of Eagle Heights Baptist since Oct 1961 and lifetime resident of Boone County. Lucille had many hidden talents that often amazed people. She could sew anything, crocheted Christmas stocking for her grandchildren, could grow anything and enjoyed transplanting flowers and plants around her yard to make everything just right. At some time it was claimed she had a larger collection of spray paint than the store due to her talent with painting with spray paint. Her grandchildren would visit during the summer and they claim that the visit was always the highlight of their summer.
She is survived by her husband Harold Gillham, grand-daughter Stephanie and husband Russell Spry of Jinks, Oklahoma, grand-sons; Aaron Collins of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Jonathan and wife Rosalee Collins of Jinks, Oklahoma, her son-in-law; Curtis Collins, Jr. of Tulsa, Oklahoma, her Great-Grandchildren Garrett, Christopher, Emily and Jeremiah and her special friend and cousin, Edna Valentine. She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter; Brenda Collins, aunt; Ruth Brown and two brothers; Eugene and Warren Roberts.
Visitation was Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Eagle Heights Baptist Church prior to the service.
Funeral service was Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Eagle Heights Baptist Church, with Bro. Glenn Crenshaw and Bro. Jay Scribner officiating.
Interment was at White Oak Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Aaron Collins, Jonathon Collins, Russell Spry, Steve Valentine, Ralph Taffner and Mike Schmidt.