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Oran Lee Gill

August 28, 1939 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 81)


Oran Lee Gill, 81, Bossier City, Louisiana, passed away on April 18, 2021, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born August 28, 1939 in Rusk County, Texas to the late Henry Lewis Gill, Sr., and Julia Dunklin Gill.

Graveside services for Oran Lee Gill will be 1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in New London with Brother James Palmer and Brother Roy Gill officiating.

Visitation will be 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.

Oran served in the United States Air Force for 4 years.  He enjoyed playing the piano and watching old movies on VHS tapes and CD’s. He loved to share his faith and witness to others.

Preceded in death by his brothers, Henry (Sonny) Lewis Gill, and Marlin Dunklin; sisters, Mary Webster, Judy Salyer and Martha Zimmerman.

Survivors include his son, Stephen Gill and wife, Anna and their children, Waylon and Emmerson James (EJ) of The Colony, Texas; brother, Roy Gill of Longview, Washington; nieces, Judith Galloway, Janet Murphy, Susan Brown, Sharon Moore, Linda Sedwick, Diana Reeves, Sheila Thompson, Connie Ambuehl, Laura Small and Kathy Ruth; nephews, Ronnie Dunklin, Marlin Dunklin, Dale Gill, Danny Gill and Donnie Gill and many numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.

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April 20, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Graveside Service
April 21, 2021

1:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Hwy. 323
New London, TX 75682

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