Date of birth: 23 Mar 1930 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Date of death: 3 Dec 2001 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, December 5, 2001

Donald R. Gilliland

Donald R. Gilliland, 71, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, at his residence in Indianapolis.

He was born March 23, 1930, in Indianapolis. His parents were George E. and Viola (Brant) Gilliland. He married Helen Irene (Raymer) Gilliland in November 1965 in Indianapolis. She survives. Other survivors include three daughters, Kathleen Glaze of Kokomo, Donna Sayers of Indianapolis and Sandra Gilliland of Florida; a brother, Robert E. Conover of Florida; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one great-grandson.

He was employed as a truck driver and dispatcher for 40 years by Holland Motor Express, retiring in 1992.

He was a member of Teamsters Local 135.

A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, State Road 135 Chapel, in Greenwood. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in White River Township.

Submitted by Mark E Wirey