Mrs. Grace Gilley, age 101, of Emory, passed away at her home Monday afternoon, December 10, 2018. She was born to the parentage of Willis Wilbur and Mable Grayson Pound. She and Mr. Olen Gilley were married on September 10, 1942 in Tyler. She was a graduate of Emory High School. Mrs Grace was a clerk/typist for the local abstract company and assisted her husband, who was the Rains County District Clerk for many years. She was a faithful member of the Emory Church of Christ. Mrs.Grace will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Her survivors include: daughters, Lana Waters and husband, Tom of Emory and DaLee Little and husband, Alan of Emory; grandchildren, Bryan Waters, Jeremy Waters, Dana Little Mangus and Rod Little, great-grandchildren, eight.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1995, brothers, Jack Pound and Wilbur Pound; sister, Gladys Ivie.
Funeral service is scheduled at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at 1:00 p. m. at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Colony Cemetery near Emory.