Adelia ‘Tam’ Gilman
MOUNT VERNON — Adelia “Tam” Gilman, 85, of Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
She was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Woodward, Okla., to the late Eugene and Vaughn (Hedrick) Pearce. Adelia was a member of the Eyedeal Friends of Knox County and was a foster grandparent for the Mount Vernon Developmental Center.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Tom) Geis of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Winnifred Sturtevant of Mount Vernon; nieces and nephews, Linda Stanley, Warren Sturtevant, Bethany Sturtevant, Brooke Stanley, Ben Gill, Shelby Gibbs, Logan Gibbs, Anistin Gibbs and Dominick Gill.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. at Beech Tree Apartments, 1365 Sychar Road. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.