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Jamie Catherine Gillis, 66

Jamie Catherine Gillis, 66 of Cabot, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on June 28, 2019.  She was born on November 2, 1952 in Fort Hood Texas, to James and Alma Jackson. 

Jamie is survived by her loving husband of over 40 years Larry Gillis, two sons; Col. Eric Allen Gillis, USMC Ret. (Anona), and Jason Andrew Gillis (Monique), four grandchildren; Jessica, Hunter, Andrea and Kala, a sister, Pam Prescott, a brother Robert Jackson, a sister in law, Victoria Lynn Hammack (Barry), two brother in laws; Robert Lee Gillis (Kathy), and Raymond Earl Gillis (Kathy), as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.  She is also survived by her best friends Peter and Annalise Goetter of Germany.

Jamie was a devote Catholic, who enjoyed working as a school nurse RN for the Department of Defense for many years.  She enjoyed traveling the world, crafting and making dolls and custom teddy bears and was just learning to wood work but most of all she loved her family and her grandkids.  

She was also preceded in death by her Grandfather Asa Elliot Lamp. 

A private family celebration of life service will be held for her at a later day.

Cremation Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.



  • Lynn Sawyer Posted June 30, 2019 7:23 PM

    You will be missed. I will miss seeing you across the street. Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4. We’re praying for you Larry.

  • Diane Schmidt Hanchak Posted June 30, 2019 7:40 PM

    Jamie, you will be missed. I will always remember our times together.

  • Kathlyn & Wilhelm Hofmann Posted June 30, 2019 7:41 PM

    Larry and family, I am so sorry to hear that Jamie has passed. I have wonderful memories of working with her in Schweinfurt. We send much love and our deepest condolences.

  • Sue R. Keck Posted June 30, 2019 10:41 PM

    I am so sorry to hear of Jamie’s passing. She was a lovely lady, always kind and caring, and I know she will be greatly missed by all. Her family and friends.

  • Margaret Petrovich Posted June 30, 2019 11:08 PM

    I have very fond memories of Jamie when we were at Bad Kissingen Elementary School in Germany. May she rest in peace.

  • Ingrid and Mike Bunker Posted July 1, 2019 10:36 AM

    Dear Larry and family. We are so sorry to hear this. Jamie was a wonderful nurse who was so caring with the students. She was a very good and kind person.

  • Cate Beech Posted July 1, 2019 10:41 AM

    I am saddened to hear of her passing, I loved working with her in Schweinfurt and always thought of her. Prayers to the family. She was such a positive force in so many lives.

  • Michael Yarbrough Posted July 1, 2019 4:11 PM

    Larry and family…sorry to hear of Jamie’s passing. She was a kind and beautiful lady.

  • Linda Carle and Fred Gordon Posted July 1, 2019 5:11 PM

    Larry and Family,
    Please accept our sincere condolences. Jamie was truly good person and although I haven’t seen either of you for years, I feel the loss. I really enjoyed working and having fun with Jamie and will treasure the things she made so lovingly.

  • Pamela Lisi Posted July 1, 2019 7:40 PM

    I only worked with Jamie a few years . She was always so good to me during my time at Schweinfurt Elementary .
    Sorry for your loss .

  • Joann Soltes Posted July 3, 2019 9:46 AM

    Jamie was such a kind and giving person, always thinking of others. I remember her with fond memories of our time in Germany. May she rest in peace.

  • Jack and Siggi Hotaling Posted July 3, 2019 10:14 AM

    Larry and family. We are so sorry to hear of Jamie´s passing. She was a wonderful friend, always there when she was needed. I am so glad that we met you both in Schweinfurt and were able to spend many wonderful years, crafting and getting together for our monthly dinners. Thanks again for letting us be part of your life. We will always remember her. Her crafted memories surround us every day and which makes us feel she is with us.

  • Irene Kohn Posted July 3, 2019 4:44 PM

    My deepest condolences to Larry, children, and grandchildren. I have such fond memories of my time at SMS, the Gillises and car rallies. I know you will miss Jamie. So will I. My thoughts are with you.

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