Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 23, 2013

Ennis “Lee” Gillum 1950-2013

ASHLAND — Ennis “Lee” Gillum, 63, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

Lee was born April 19, 1950, in Ashland, a son of the late Ennis C. and Virginia Donta Gillum.

Lee was a 1968 graduate of Boyd County High School and was a former member of the Boyd County Optimist, where he coached girls’ softball and basketball. He served his country proudly in the Kentucky Army National Guard, serving with the 201st Engineering Battalion. He worked in the family business, Gillum & Son Meat Processing, and was currently working at Save-A-Lot in Ashland.

Survivors include his loving wife, Pamela Bedell Gillum of Ashland; two daughters, Christi Porter and husband Jeremy of Ashland and Karen Phillips and husband Jeremy of Findlay, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Parker Phillips, Wyatt Porter and Belle Porter.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Pastor Rick Mays, with a eulogy by Joe Burchett. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

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