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Rose Gillihan

August 8, 1927 — February 23, 2019

Born in Nashville, TN on August 8, 1927 Departed on February 23, 2019 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN Visitation: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Room: State RoomMonday February 25, 2019 2:00pm to 7:00pmVisitation: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Room: State RoomTuesday February 26, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pmFuneral Service: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Room: ChapelTuesday February 26, 2019 1:00pm

Ms. Rose Iona Gillihan, age 91 of Goodlettsville, TN. Passed away on Saturday, February 23rd 2019. Funeral Services for Ms. Gillihan will be held on Tuesday, February 26th at 1PM in the Chapel of Cole & Garrett Funeral Home Goodlettsville, with interment to follow in Harpeth Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors beginning on Monday February 25th from 2PM to 7PM. Visitation will continue the next Tuesday the 26th from 11AM until Service Time at 1PM.

Ms. Rose was born in Nashville, TN. and spent most of her life as a housewife and homemaker. One of her passions in life was singing gospel with the Anita Gospel singers of Nashville and sharing her faith through her music. She was also very close to her dear sister Ms. Nita Hughes.

Ms. Rose is preceded in death by her
Husband - Edward Gillihan
Father - Richard Irvin
Mother - Sylvester Florence Helton

She is survived by her
Daughter - Anita & (Glenn W.) Selby of Goodlettsville, TN.
Daughter - Carolyn & (Cecil) Hamm of White house, TN.
Son - Wayne Gillihan of Madison, TN.
Son - Charles Gillihan of Whites Creek, TN.
Sister - Nita Hughes of Goodlettsville, TN.
as well as 6 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

Ms. Rose was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister. She will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved her.

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