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Helen Marie Gilliam Bostick, 83, of Corinth, Mississippi, began her eternal life with her Lord on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Kerens May 6, 1933 to the late William DeWitt and Deedie Gilliam.
Those left to honor Helen's memory include her high school sweetheart and husband of 65 years: Rev. Roy J. Bostick of Corinth, Mississippi; her children Dr. Randy Bostick and wife Sharon, Rhonda English and husband Billy and Renea Malone and husband Jerry all of Corinth, Mississippi; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren, Ginger Bostick Williams and husband Ritchie and their children, Mallie Kate, John Rilee, Hayden Konnor and Kyler of Corinth, April Marie Bostick Braddock and husband Steven and their children, Bostick "Boss," Taylor and Macy of Corinth, Reid Bostick and wife Hayli and son Bennett Royce of Guys, Tennessee, Bruce English and daughter Kalei of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ashley English Quinn and husband Benjamin and their children, Emma Claire, Camp, Dawson and Fletcher of Youngsville, North Carolina, Chelsey Marie Malone McCarley and husband Chad and their children Brayden and Heidi Marie of Dayton, Tennessee, and Austin Malone and wife Ashley and son Abram of Baldwyn, Mississippi; her brother: E.B. Gilliam and wife Judy of Tomball; brother-in-laws, Hubert Stiewert of Carmine,; her sister-in-law, Alice Bostick of Corsicana; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters Faye Turner, Jude Long, Edith Smith, Betty Cox and Margaret Stiewert; her brothers J. T. Gilliam, Arvil Gilliam, Jack Gilliam, and E. L. Gilliam.
Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Celebration of Helen's life was held at 11 a.m. with a service to follow at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Oakland Baptist Church in Corinth, Mississpi. The service was officiated by her son Dr. Randy Bostick.
Interment followed at Farmington Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers include her grandsons Reid Bostick, Austin Malone, Ritchie Williams, Steven Braddock, Benjamin Quinn, Bruce English, Chad McCarley and John Rilee Williams. Magnolia Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Oakland Baptist Church Building Fund, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Anchor Church Ministries - Tupelo. Online condolences may be expressed at magnoliafuneralhome.net.
Published on March 7, 2017
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