Thomas Woody Gill, Sr., 77, of 4057 Rockwell Road, Oxford, NC passed away on Tuesday morning October 28, 2008. A beloved husband, father and grandfather, he will be dearly missed.
Born July 18, 1931 at the family home in Stovall, NC to the late Henry Thomas Gill and Annie Leigh Woody Gill, he was a tobacco farmer and a life-long resident of Stovall. Mr. Gill was a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church, a member of the Henry F. Grainger Lodge #412 A.F. & A.M. and a Shriner.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 31, 2008 at Gentry, Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College Street, Oxford, NC by the Rev. Pat Hawkins and the Rev. John Yount. The family will receive visitors at the home and immediately after the service.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean Yeargin Gill, a son, Thomas Woody Gill, Jr. Zana of Stephenville, TX, a daughter Carolyn Colcleasure Ronnie of Comanche, TX, granddaughters Jeana Keeton Currin Matthew, Jenna Leah Johnston of Comanche, TX, Jacey Kay Gill of Stephenville, TX and great-granddaughter Jackie Love Keith of Comanche, TX.
He was preceded in death by a brother Henry Franklin Gill and sisters Mary Shepard Mulder and Elwyna Jones.
Final resting place will be Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565. Online memorials to www.gnvfh.com, select obituaries. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in charge of services.