Greenville Woman Receives Nations Thank You

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Clara Gilliam of Greenville received a ‘thank you’ for her husband’s service in the U.S. Army on Saturday, May 31. William C. Gilliam, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, May 27, at the age of 89. He was a decorated veteran of World War II having received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star with “V” for valor.  After the funeral services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Madison, there was a graveside ceremony at Evergreen cemetery in Greenville where an honor guard from Ft. Stewart, Ga. played taps, properly folded the American flag that had covered the coffin and presented the flag to Mrs. Gilliam with a sincere ‘thank you’ from the President and citizens of the United States of America.
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