Horace Gill


Horace Edward Gill, 81, of Dumas, Ark., passed away November 26, 2011, in Osceola, Ark.

He was born September 4, 1930, in Coy, Ark., to the late Olen Ervin Gill and Ruthll.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Jessie Louise Boyd Gill.

Mr. Horace was a riverboat pilot and farmer.

He is survived by five daughters: Patricia Louise Gill, Dumas, Ark., Cairl Dean Ballard, Dumas, Ark., Connie Carman, Grady, Ark., Becky Davis, Monticello, Ark., and Libby Wilhite of Blytheville, Ark.

He has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services: Monday, November 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Griffin Funeral Home Chapel; burial Watson Cemetery, officiated by Mike Davis.

Memorials may be made to Jodie Partridge Center.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, Ark.