Bonnie M. Tolar Gillis

Published 5:00 am Thursday, May 31, 2007

Services for Bonnie M. Tolar Gillis, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Friday, June 1, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive withburial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Gillis, 100, died May 29, 2007, at Silver Cross Home inBrookhaven. She was born in Marion County on Sept. 15, 1906, toRobert Tolar and Emma McClelland Tolar.

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She was retired from King’s Daughters Hospital. She was a memberof First Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Aaron E.Gillis; her daughter, Barbara Kern; her son, Aaron L. Gillis; hertwo brothers and two sisters.

Survivors are her sons, Billy Gillis and wife Peggy, of Jackson,and Jimmie Gillis and wife Vera, of Brookhaven; her daughters,Peggy Smith and husband Denver, of Brookhaven, and Jackie Price andhusband Phillip, of McComb; her son-in-law, Mike Kern, of Natchez;her 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and ninegreat-great-grandchildren.