‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Twila's visitation.

Twila Jane Gillman

Twila Jane Gillman 55, of Barnabus, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Logan Regional Medical Center
following a sudden illness. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to church and being the neighborhood Mother. She always opened her
home to anyone who needed a kind word, food or a place to stay. She was born October 28, 1960 in Pritchard, West Virginia to the late Orvis Koon and
Francine (Simmons) Koon Browning. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents; Jessie and Elsie Koon
and the Maternal grandparents; Harry and Sadis Simmons, two brothers; Davis Eugene Koon and Timothy Arnold Koon, one sister; Sherry Lynn
Chafin and her dearest friends; Smokey and Haley Thern. Those left to cherish her memories are her husband of 36 years Reather Gillman, her
children; Misty (Bobby) Brewster at home, Haley Fran Nicole Gillman of Charleston, Wynona Renea “Nae Nae’ Gillman at home and a very special
nephew who was like a son; Billy Varney, Grandson; Jediah Jones, Brother; Raymond (Phoeba) Koon of Barnabus, sisters; Naomi (David) Wren of
Jacksonville, FL, Sheila (Tom) Craddock of Lake and Tammy (Benny) Hunt of Barnabus, and grandmother; Kathleen Simmons of Charleston and a host
of special nephews, nieces and friends, two very special ladies whom were like sisters; Lura Cremeans of Huntington and Teresa Queen of Logan,
Special friends whom were like family; Teddy and Sissy McClease, Angela Darren, and Levi Robertson, Miranda Jones, Dontez Bryant and Taija Powell
Jr. Services will be 1:00 PM Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the Switzer Church of God with Rev. Harold McMillen officiating and Debbie Callaway and Kayla
Rice singing. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 PM Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Collins Funeral Home
Chapel in Switzer. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left @

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Twila Gillman, please visit our flower store.


I just learned today about Twila, and I am so heartbroken for all of you. She was a special person, and this is such a great loss. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. She was a one-of-a-kind. If I had known, I would have been there.

Carlene Mowery-Boggs Aug 22 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Twila Gillman

Carlene Aug 22 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Twila Gillman

The bell family Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

I am very thankful that i was able to meet you and your family...Angela was so happy to have a special friend like you in her life..i pray that God will bless your family and help give them peace and strength to help one another in this time of need..love always the bell family

The bell family Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Family.

Danny and Judy Elkins Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Twila Gillman

Angel Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Twila Gillman

Edna white, I Love You Twila Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your Loss, my heart breaks For you all, Twila is gone but never forgotten, Love, and prayers to you all, if there's anything I can do please let me know, R.I.P. Twila, I Love you, always in my heart

Edna white Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

Product Image

A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent on July 29, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Avis and Dixon Allen

Expression of Sympathy Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to each and everyone of you, Twila was a very special person, I am going to miss running into her at Walmart. If there is anything I can do please let me know. Heaven gained another Angel
Rest in peace sweet Lady.

Kathy & Tyrone Layne Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

Show More Entries