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Wilmatine J. (Jelks) Gilliam

March 19, 1937 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 80)

GILLIAM, Wilmatine Jelks 
80, of St. Petersburg, passed 
away February 
19, 2018 at home 
under the care of 
Hospice and her 
family. A Gainesville native, 
she moved to St. Petersburg 
as a child. She attended public 
schools in Pinellas County and 
was a member of Word of life 
Fellowship Church. She founded Aunt Wilma’s companion 
Home Care Services in 1979 
and incorporated in 1982. Survivors include, a son, Frank 
Dant’e Gilliam Jr. of St. Petersburg; three daughters; Teralyn (Ellis) Hodge, Teresa (Stephen) Williams, and Tonya L. 
Gilliam, all of St. Petersburg; a brother, Lorenzo Jelks, Atlanta, GA; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. 
Visitation, Friday, 6-8, pm at Zion Hill Mortuary. Service, Saturday, 11 am, at Word of Life Fellowship Church

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