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Obituary for Charles Everett Gillum
Charles Everett Gillum 1921 – 2013 Charles Everett Gillum, 91, of Catlettsburg, KY, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Kings Daughters Medical Center. Mr. Gillum was born July 29, 1921, in Boyd County, KY, a son of the late William and Almedia Johnson Gillum. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Louise Allen Gillum. Everett served his country honorably during WWII in the US Army, worked for AK Steel Coke Plant as a coal handler for 35 years, retiring in 1983. A Shriner, a Mason 32nd degree, a member of Hampton Lodge, and of the Methodist faith. He is survived by his children, Charles Gillum, his wife Connie of Wakeman, OH, Patricia Hopkins of Ashland, KY, Paul Gillum and Rhonda Gillum (Alan), both of Catlettsburg, 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Funeral service for Mr. Gillum 11:00am Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home on Panola Street in Catlettsburg. Pastor Charles Allen will officiate. Final rest to follow at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens with Military rites by Post 93 Kenova. Visiting hours are 6:00pm until 8:00pm Monday evening at the Funeral Home. Masonic services by Hampton Lodge at 7:00pm Monday evening. Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.