CAMILLA RAE BINKLEY GILLILAND

Posted 6/17/21

Camilla Rae Binkley Gilliland, 81, of Goldston, passed away Monday, June 8, 2021, at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born in Chatham County on September 25, 1939, to Robert Spencer …

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Camilla Rae Binkley Gilliland, 81, of Goldston, passed away Monday, June 8, 2021, at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born in Chatham County on September 25, 1939, to Robert Spencer Binkley Sr. and Loney McDaniel Binkley. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where she assisted with Bible School and sang in the church choir. She was a former secretary with the Chatham News. She enjoyed Carolina basketball and cherished the time she spent with her family.

In addition to her parents, Camilla was preceded in death by sisters, Thelma Estes, Elsie Brigham, Agnes Gilliland and brothers, Robert Binkley Jr., Odell Binkley, Arvey Binkley and Earl Binkley.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Lionel Gilliland of the home; daughters, Lisa G. Denkins (Bruce) of Goldston and Susan G. Denise (Forrest) of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Jake and Elizabeth Denise; sister, Betty Jean Lindley of Knightdale; brothers, Ashley (Possum) Binkley of Siler City, Wesley Binkley of Bear Creek, Steve Binkley of Graham, Joe Binkley of Asheboro and Larry Binkley of Siler City; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a host of family and friends.

The funeral was held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Garner presiding. The family received friends at the church prior to the service from 1 to 1:45 p.m. and at the home at other times. Joyce-Brady Chapel was open on Friday, June 11, 2021, from 1 to 5 p.m. for those who wanted to sign the register.

Flowers were accepted or donations could be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, N.C. 28209 (http://www.alz.org/northcarolina).

Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com .

Joyce-Brady Chapel of Bennett was honored to serve the Gilliland family.

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