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Gladys O. Quillen succumbs at 89

Gladys Oliver Quillen, 89, of Whitesburg, died July 27 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

A daughter of the late John C. and Belle Browning Oliver, she was the widow of Sidney A. Quillen and a member of the Holiness Pentecostal Church and Camp Branch Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was the mother of the late John Quillen, the grandmother of the late April Bates, and the sister of the late Bruce Oliver.

Surviving are five sons, Bruce Quillen, Northbrook, Ill.; Pete Quillen, Moe Quillen, and Don Quillen, all of Jeremiah; and Harry Quillen, Roxana; three daughters, Betty Bates and Geraldine Day, both of Whitesburg, and Linda Begley, Camp Branch; a sister-in-law, Rebecca Oliver, Columbus, Ohio; 23 grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held July 30 at Camp Branch Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial was in the Isaacs Cemetery at Deane.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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