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Marty Gillam

April 7, 1939 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 82)


CAMBRIDGE CITY-  Marty Gillam, 82, passed away Wednesday morning June 9, 2021 at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana.  A daughter of the late Fred and Elizabeth (Spell) Wilt, Marty was born in New Castle, Indiana on April 7, 1939.  She was a 1957 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School.  Formerly of Pendleton, she has made her home in rural Cambridge City since 1974. A homemaker, Marty was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

            Survivors include 2 children, Tony Gillam of Richmond and April Lynn (Michael) Brower of Naples, FL; 4 grandchildren, Lindsey Touchette, Nicholas Brower, Kaitlyn Jared and Jeremy Spicer; 10 great grandchildren, Addisyn, Gavin, Harper, Emerson, Jude, Ava, Ethan, Micah, Livy and Asher; 3 sisters, Freda Freshour, Mary Lou Conway and Helen Brown; nieces and nephews.

            Marty was preceded in death by her husband, Omer Ray Gillam on April 4, 2008.  They were married in New Castle on August 5, 1960; daughter in-law, Brenda K. (Wilson) Gillam on August 24, 2006; 2 siblings, William Wilt and Betty Jo Clark.

            Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday June 14, 2021 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin.  Gordon Mehaffey will officiate.  Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City.  Visitation will be at the funeral home from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday June 13th.  

            Memorial Contributions can be made to the Golay Community Center- 1007 E. Main St./ Cambridge City, IN 47327 or the Brenda Gillam Memorial Scholarship- c/o Tony Gillam, 264 Woody Drive/ Richmond, IN 47374.





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June 13, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin
1993 Cumberland Street
Dublin, IN 47335

Funeral Service
June 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin
1993 Cumberland Street
Dublin, IN 47335

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