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Marla A. Gillard

May 4, 1952 - October 25, 2018

MUNCIE – Marla A. Gillard, 66, passed away on Thursday evening, October 25, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 4, 1952 in Fort Wayne, the daughter of John Scott and Gynelle R. Gillard. She attended Westview Elementary, Storer Junior High School and Burris Laboratory School. Marla…READ MORE

MUNCIE – Marla A. Gillard, 66, passed away on Thursday evening, October 25, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 4, 1952 in Fort Wayne, the daughter of John Scott and Gynelle R. Gillard. She attended Westview Elementary, Storer Junior High School and Burris Laboratory School. Marla moved with her Dad before senior year and graduated from Blackford County High School in 1970. She attended Ball State University and Ambers Beauty College.
She worked for various trucking companies and later owned Big D & M Enterprises D.B.A. Diamond Reo Logistics in Muncie from 1999-2013.
Marla loved horses and all animals and also enjoyed bowling
Surviving are her significant other, Donald E. Gnat of Muncie; one sister, Morna G. Vance (husband, Jay) of Muncie; one sister-in-law, Barbara Gillard of Noblesville; four nephews, Scott Gillard of Anderson, Matthew Gillard (wife, Susan) of Atlanta, GA, Michael Gillard (wife, Lori) of Summitville and Jerry Vance (significant other, Nezela Davis of Muncie; four nieces, Cheri’ Beal (husband, Brian) of Muncie, Shawnda Gillard of Kalamazoo, MI, Jen Barr of Missouri and Tori Lindamood (husband, Andrew of Noblesville; and numerous great-nephews and great-nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Michael David Gillard and Mahlon R. Gillard; one uncle, Fred E. Gillard and one sister-in-law, Lynda Gillard.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, Muncie with Pastor Darrell Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Hartford City.
Family and Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, Muncie, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018 or one hour prior to services on Friday.
Marla’s family would like to extend a special thank-you to Michael E. Keith for his generosity and kindness.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Service Information

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018

Hartford City (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery

Address:

East State Road 26
Hartford City, IN 47348


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