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Albert Gillies

Sep 14 1918 - Aug 08 2007

Mr. Albert Gillies, age 88, of Fairview, Texas, passed away August 8, 2007, in Allen, Texas. He was born September 14, 1918, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Alexander and Mary Elizabeth (Crider) Gillies. On June 14, 1945, he married Barbara Gibbs in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania. He served his country in the US Army in the Corps of Engineers stationed in Alaska working on the ALCAN Highway. While awaiting discharge for a service-related injury he was assigned to guard POWs in York, Pennsylvania where he met the love of his life. They were married for fifty-eight years. After leaving the service he worked in automotive manufacturing. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Lee Gillies of Fairview, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, August 10, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. Mark Forrest officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation at 1:00 PM, Friday, prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
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