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Nellie Smith Gillians

February 7, 1948 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 71)

Nellie Smith Gillians, 71, of Reynolds Station, passed away on Sunday July 21, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born on February 7, 1948 in Hancock County, KY to the late Frank and Ines Holmes Smith.  Nellie retired from Ragu and was a homemaker after retirement.  Nellie enjoyed playing bunco, flowers, collecting crystal and pigs and spending time with family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gillians, Sr.; a son, William Gillians; brothers, Pete, Perry, Carl and Faron Smith; a brother in law, Joedy Gillians.

Survivors include her children, Ronnell (Bodean) Graves, Joy (Jay) Greenwell, Billy (Robin) Gillians, Jr., Greg Gillians and Tim Gillians; 10 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; sister in laws, Genny Smith, Charlotte Smith, Ruby Smith and Linda Smith.

Services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial following in Hillside Family Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 pm until 8 pm and on Wednesday from 9 am until services.

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