Obituary of Cornelia (Doris) Gills
Cornelia (Doris) Epperly Gills, of Bedford, departed this life to be with her Savior on April 29, 2018, after a hard fought battle with cancer.
She was born October 1, 1925, the daughter, of the late Kyle and Maudie Mussleman of Christiansburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Watkins Leftwich Gills, a grandson, Jeffery Webber and her former husband, Frank H. Epperly. She was a loving and giving lady who loved life and family. She has touched and blessed many, many lives through her lifetime and we shall greatly miss her.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, Frank Lynwood Epperly (Carolyn), and daughter, Linda E. Webber (Roger); four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are her three inseparable sisters that she loved and traveled with through the years, and also many loving nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Bedford Church of God, 1212 E. Main Street, Bedford and a funeral service will follow at 12:00 PM. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bedford Church of God.
Arrangements handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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