She was a native of Beechgrove, Tennessee and the daughter of the late Chrisley Ferrell and Edith Stacey Ferrell.
She was married to Simmual H. Gilley of Unionville who survives her.
Mrs. Gilley was a homemaker and attended the Lighthouse Church in Shelbyville.
Along with her husband, she is survived by two children: Nick Gilley and his wife Janelle of Caldwell, Texas and Dr. Pamela Dehmlow and her husband Paul of Unionville, Tennessee.
She is survived by one sister: Maggie Waldon of Pekin, Illinois.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by one son: Terry Moore in 1969. She was also preceded in death by one sister: Lura Eads, one brother: Alvin Ferrell and one grandson: Brock Gilley.
Visitation with the family will be on Monday, May 28, 2012 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Funeral Chapel in Shelbyville.
Funeral services will be on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Gowen-Smith with Pastor Jay Pope officiating.
Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.