Myra Gill
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Myra Gill, 94, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1919, to the late Clyde and Blanche Stotts.

She has been a resident of Cleveland for the past 60 years. She will forever be remembered as a godly woman who faithfully served alongside her husband the Rev. Floyd Gill for 58 years.

She enjoyed spending time on her back porch and reminiscing old memories. Above all things, however, she was a loving spouse, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who cherished her family and loved spending time with them.

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, the Rev. Floyd Gill; and two sisters: Helen Holly and Mildred Stotts.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, Janet Gill Jackson and husband, Steve; son, Donnie Gill and wife, Taryn; three grandchildren: Dustin Gill, Stephanie Jackson Schafer, and Colby Shamblin; five great-grandchildren: Grace Schafer, Eli Schafer, Kyndall Shamblin, Avery Shamblin, and Savannah Gill; two sisters: Juanita Smith and Geneva Richie and husband, Wayne; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends.

The funeral will be held at Candies Creek Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, with the Rev. Jamie Work officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mike Richie, Steve Richie, Eli Schafer, Martin Schafer, Dustin Gill, and Colby Shamblin will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday before the service.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Myra or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Gill family with these arrangements.

The family would also like to extend appreciation to all of Myra’s wonderful caregivers during this time: Crystal, Eva, Renee’ and Mary.