Jessica Lynn Gilliam, age 8 of Elkin, NC passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at her home. Jessica was born in Surry County on March 2, 2004 to Kathryn Elizabeth Gilliam. She attended school at Elkin Elementary.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur “Buddy,-Buddy” Blackwell; grandfather, Tony Gilliam; aunt, Krista Gilliam; uncle, David Gilliam.
Jessica is survived by her loving mother, Kathryn Gilliam of the home; half-sister Crystal Conner of Elkin; grandmother, Mrs. Jodi Gilliam of Michigan; aunts, Sue Park & husband Mark of Salisbury; uncle, Michael Alan Gilliam & wife Mary of Greensboro; special cousins, Erica Park, Addison Park, Sara Gilliam; many other loving cousins and family members.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 6:00-8:00p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be held at 4:00p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Elkin Valley Baptist Church Cemetery officiated by Dr. Johnny Blevins and Rev. Fred Jordan.
A special Jessica Gilliam and Arthur Blackwell Memorial Account has been set up through Johnson Funeral Home at Yadkin Valley Bank to help with expenses.
Online condolences may be made at www.johnson-funeral.com
Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.