Velma Loraine Gillis - age: 89
(September 22, 1932 to December 18, 2021
Graveside Service at Woodlake District Cemetery Thursday December 30, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.
Velma Lorraine Gillis passed away peacefully on December 18, 2021, in Lemon Cove, California surrounded by family and friends. She was born on September 22, 1932 in Reedley to Albert and Adah Stone. She attended Reedley High School and married William Bill Gillis on September 16, 1956 in Reno, Nevada. Velma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, homemaker, and avid fisherman who enjoyed the outdoors. Velma is survived by her daughter Carol and her husband Richard Santana of Lemon Cove her grandchildren Misty, and husband Ryan Wallace in Woodlake; Ryan and his wife Amy Gillis of Exeter, Lori, and husband Thomas Dixon of Visalia; Melissa Santana, and partner Jose Guzman of Exeter, and Rena VanMeter of Oregon; great-grandchildren, Chase, Connor, and Cayden Wallace, Dominix Gillis, Skylar Dixon, Brody Guzman, and Ellise Kravetz; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and siblings she was preceded in death by her husband Bill and sons Don and Ron Gillis and granddaughter Alicia Santana. Graveside Services will be at the Woodlake Public Cemetery December 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.