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William Gilley

March 17, 1926 — January 15, 2022

William 'Hubert' Gilley
William 'Hubert' Gilley, 95, of Saraland, AL, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at home with family. Mr. Gilley was born in Geneva County, AL.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at Mobile Memorial Gardens with Rev. Joshua W. Johnson officiating. Visitation will be at 1:00 pm followed by service at 2:00 pm.

Mr. Gilley retired from Alcoa in Mobile, AL, but continued to work at his business, Economy Auto in Theodore, AL, until dissolving that business in 2019
when he was 92 years old.

Mr. Gilley was preceded in death by his parents, Nettie Mae and James Monroe Gilley, sisters, Inez Creech and Nell Wright, brother, James Gilley,
step children, Carol Sanders and Allen Johnson.

Survivors are his wife, Barbara Payne Johnson Gilley, brother, Dallas 'Jack' Gilley, sisters, Lois Kilpatrick, Ann (Hulon) Jones, and Frances (Don-deceased)
Hersman, son, William (Ann) Ray Gilley, step sons, Ivan (Vivian) Johnson, Lewis (Brenda) Johnson and Daniel Johnson, step daughters, Arleen (Ron) Moore and Sharon (Danne') Adair. 16 Grandchildren, 24 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

William Gilley was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after serving in World War II with a rank of S2C.

Pall Bearers: Brent Kendrick, Gordon Sanders, D.J. Adair, Jr., Tracy Nolfe, Jason Sanders and Kendal Hadaway.
Honorary Pall Bearers: Jonah Sanders, Micah Sanders and Kelly Johnson

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Service Schedule

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Public Visitation

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Rd, Mobile, AL 36619

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