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Andrea Elizabeth Gilliland

September 23, 1979 — September 30, 2019

Andrea Elizabeth Gilliland of Dyersburg, died September 30, 2019.  Born September 23, 1979, she was employed by Lauderdale County Schools as an ELA teacher and was a member of Dyersburg First United Methodist Church.  Andrea was a graduate of Lambuth University where she obtained her BA in Communications and a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.  She had a gift of writing which helped her succeed as a news producer for WBBJ.  She had a passion for music, nature, and finding the good in all people.  She is loved by a host of family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Jayden Brown of Dyersburg; her parents, Rick and Dianne Gilliland of Dyersburg; two sisters, Valerie Coats (Robert) of Dyersburg, Tammy Brown (Bob) of Savannah; one niece, Susanna Brown of Savannah; four nephews, Ben Brown of Savannah, Robert Hunter Coats, Ross Coats, Henry Coats, all of Dyersburg; and her grandmother, Frances Gilliland of Ripley.

Memorial services will be at 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Phillip Jackson.

The family will receive friends Friday, October 4th beginning at 3:30 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

The family requests memorials be directed to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN  38101-9929.

Cremation services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Gilliland family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at www.curryfuneral.com.  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 4, 2019

3:30 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Curry Funeral Home - Dyersburg

1984 St John Ave, Dyersburg, TN 38024

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Memorial Service

Friday, October 4, 2019

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

Chapel of Curry Funeral Home

1984 St John Ave, Dyersburg, TN 38024

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