Hazel B. Gilliland, 90, Plymouth resident since 1960, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Hazel was born in Indianapolis on May 1, 1923, to Phreno and Carrie (Shook) Mathis. She graduated from Bunker Hill High School with the class of 1944.
After graduating from Bunker Hill High School, Hazel worked for Indiana Bell Telephone until 1960 before moving to Plymouth. She was employed at Ancilla Domini from 1981-1991 until her retirement.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bunker Hill.
Hazel is survived by her children: Dennis L. Gilliland, Seymour; Sandy K. Lingefelter, Bristol; Roger D. (Lila) Gilliland, Kokomo; and Rex A. (Kathleen) Gilliland, Plymouth. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; her brother: Robert Mathis; and sister: Mary Ann Crites. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Lori A. Snyder; husband: Kenneth Gilliland; parents; and siblings: Wilbur; Louise; Bertie; and Freeman.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.