Mr. Marshall Wayne Gilley

Published 7:39 pm Thursday, October 25, 2018

LANETT — Mr. Marshall Wayne Gilley, 68, of Lanett, Ala. passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Ala. He was born on Dec. 9, 1949 on Sand Mountain, Ala. He was of the Baptist faith.

Marshall was a hardworking man mostly known for his years of service with G. E. Robinson Trucking and Troup Haul Trucking. He loved riding his Harley, trucking, and most of all his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Brenda Gilley; mother, Mary Lucille Richards; brothers, Kenneth (Debbie) Gilley, David Gilley, James Gilley; his sister, Kathy (John) Hall; his uncle, L.Q. Gilley; sisters-in-law Mary Ann Gilley and Diane Holder; daughter-in-law Denise Gaddy; six children, Lisa (Rafael) Perez, Diana Michelle Stallings, Ricky Gilley, Anthony (Ashley) Jacobs, Michael Wyatt, and Misty (Jonathan) Hester; 13 grandchildren, Ashley (Brix) Burnett, Marshanna McClellan, Derrek (Ansleigh) Gilley, Dylan Gilley, Miguel Perez, Breanna Allen, Jordan Hester, Allyssa Jacobs, Piper Jacobs, Lane Perez, Judith Jacobs, Gracie Jacobs, and Harley Melton and two great-grandchildren, Daxton and Beau Gilley.

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Mr. Gilley is also survived by special friends Ronald (Linda) Dewberry, Robert (Jone) Clifton and Travis (Christy) Blackmon. He also leaves behind nephews, nieces, and countless lives that he touched and loved.

He was preceded in death by his father, W.P. Gilley, his brother, Jonny Mac Gilley; granddaughter, Rachael Marie Perez, long-time friends, McCoy Burdette and Ricky Hurst.

A visitation will be held at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT.

Memorial donations may be made to the Chattahoochee Humane Society, Valley, Ala. or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 email:

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Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.