Augusta "Gus" Hancock Gilliland, 82 died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Randolph Hospice House, Asheboro.
Mrs. Gilliland was born in Chatham County on July 29, 1936, the daughter of George Graham and Mossie Wilson Hancock. Augusta was an active member of Antioch Baptist Church her entire life and worked for Chatham County Schools for over 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 57 years, Ronald Leo Gilliland, infant brother; Raeford Hancock, brother; Roy Hancock, sisters; Ruby Hammer and Beulah Hammer.
She is survived by daughter: Ginger Azar and husband, Parviz, sons: Allen Gilliland and wife, Sonya and Randy Gilliland and wife, Kristen, sisters: Jearline Brown, Joyce Headen and Linda Jones, grandchildren, Seth Gilliland, Eiden Azar, Zachary Azar and Samuel Azar; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 3:30 PM at Antioch Baptist Church, 3825 Bonlee-Carbonton Road, Goldston, NC, 27252. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, or Randolph Hospice House, 446 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205 or Chatham Central High School, Bear Creek.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.