John Sheridell Gills

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 3, 2006

Services for John Sheridell Gills, of Scottsdale, Ariz., are 11a.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Ebenezer AME Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Gills, 53, died March 28, 2006, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He wasborn on December 14, 1952, to John Wesley Gills and Beatrice BryantGills.

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He was a project manager in banking with the Federal ReserveBank of New York until 1978. He was a graduate of DillardUniversity, in New Orleans, where he was a member of Omega Psi PhiFraternity. He also worked with Club Mediterranee in Paris, France.In 1979, he worked at Dean Witter until 1981, when he joinedCitibank in Scottsdale.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his brother, Kenny Gills, of Jonesboro Ga.; andhis sister, Valuia Gills, also of Jonesboro; and a host of otherrelatives and friends.