Joseph Gilliam

UNION — Joseph Harry “Joe” Gilliam, 75, 239 Compton Circle, died July 18, 2015.

A native of Union, he was the son of the late Ernest W. Gilliam and Madera Cunningham Gilliam. He was a member of the New Hope AME Zion Church and a1961 graduate of Sims High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Willie Ernest Gilliam.

Survivors include three brothers, David Gilliam, his twin, and Eugene (Shirley) Gilliam, both of Cleveland, OH, and Bobby Gilliam of Union.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2015 at New Hope AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home.

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Arrangements are with the Michael A. Glenn Funeral Home, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.