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Clyde Gilliam

October 23, 1943 — April 3, 2023

Viola

Clyde Gilliam

Clyde O'dell Gilliam, 79, of Viola, Arkansas, passed away on April 3, 2023 in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
 
He was born on October 23, 1943 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. 
 
Clyde was a veteran of the Vietnam War where he served as a medic. Throughout his life, he made his home in various places, including Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas. He was a talented woodworker, upholsterer, furniture-maker, artist, gardener, and had a great love for nature, especially birds.
 
He is survived by three children, Lori Gilliam of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; Jessie Rae of Wangen im Allgaeu, Germany; and Patrick Gilliam of Indianapolis, Indiana. Along with his children, he has 8 grandchildren: Rebecca Bandy, Elisabeth Wisdom, Victoria Sveen, Gabrielle Sveen, Iroh Rust, Alva Huebner, and Xaeden Gilliam. He has 4 great-grandchildren: Tamerlan Dugger, Laikynn Dugger, Reagan Sveen, and Kennedy Sveen.
 
He was preceeded in death by his father, John Gilliam; mother, Mary Ellen Spoon; stepfather, George Spoon; sister, Nell Poteet; and one great-grandchild.
 

Funeral services will be Friday, April 7, 2023, at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas beginning at 2:30 PM. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:30 PM.  

 

 

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Visitation

Friday, April 7, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Doty Family Funeral Service

140 N Pickren St, Salem, AR 72576

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 7, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Doty Family Funeral Service

140 N Pickren St, Salem, AR 72576

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