Shirley A. Gilliland, age 80, of Casstown, OH passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit in Troy. She was born September 6, 1941 in Troy to the late John and Bernadine (Bailey) Widener.
Shirley is survived by her three daughters and two sons-in-laws: Beth (Jana Dalton) Gilliland of Dayton, Natalie (Mike) Rindler of Troy and Tina (Kevin) Buntin of Troy; one son and daughter-in-law: Matt (Heather) Gilliland of Casstown; six grandchildren: Jamie (Justin) Fletcher of Casstown, Corey (Nina) Rindler of Dayton, Kelly (fiancé, Devon Sentman) Rindler of Troy, Justice Payne of Dayton, Luke Gilliland of Casstown and Megan Gilliland of Casstown; one great grandchild: Wesley Thomas Fletcher of Casstown; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years: Larry D. Gilliland on November 19, 2010; an infant daughter: Ann and granddaughter: Madison Gilliland.
Shirley was a 1959 graduate of Miami East High School and received her Associate of Arts Degree from Edison State Community College. She served as administrative assistant to the Vice President of Edison State for 16 years. She was a longtime member of Cove Spring Church and a Miami County 4-H advisor for over 22 years. Shirley loved making chocolate chip cookies, sewing and, after retiring, volunteered in the cafeteria at Miami East High School.
Memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Cove Spring Church with Pastor Greg Morrow officiating. Private interment will be in Casstown Cemetery, Casstown, OH. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3:00-5:00 PM on Thursday at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, 3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A Troy, Ohio 45373 or Edison State Community College, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua, Ohio 45356.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
3230 N. County Road 25A, Troy OH 45373
Edison State Community College
1973 Edison Drive, Piqua OH 45356