Cheryl Sue Gillilan

Cheryl Sue Gillilan

August 18, 1948 – September 26, 2019

SELMA – Cheryl Sue Gillilan, 71, died Thursday.  She was born in Akron OH, to the late Walter & Marjorie Curtis.  She retired from AT&T where she was a telecommunications manager. 

She is survived by her husband of 41 years John “Gus” Gillilan of the home, sons, Thomas Arthur Gillilan (Laura) of Wake Forest, John Gillilan (Jacqueline) of Wilmington, grandchildren, Jon Allen (Amanda), Matthew,  Kaylie & Brynn, brothers, Walt Curtis (Lori) of Whitefish Montana, Doug Curtis (Kelly) of Gilroy, California, &  Greg Curtis (Gail) of Akron, OH.

Memorial service 2 pm, Sunday, Zebulon Baptist Church with visitation following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Shriner’s Hospital

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.


  • Jane Robbins Posted September 28, 2019 7:38 am

    Your mother touched so many people with her warm smile and outgoing personality. Praying that you’ll find comfort in your memories of her and in the knowledge that others will miss her too.

  • Denise Elwell Posted September 28, 2019 11:00 am

    Gus and Tom – I’m going to miss Cheryl…She was to young to go.. Love both of you very much

  • Debbie and Paul Roseth Posted September 28, 2019 6:52 pm

    Cheryl was such a loving, sweet lady. Our condolences to all the family.

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