Virginia Gilreath, 87 - Travelers Rest

Virginia Bright Gilreath, 87, of Travelers Rest, SC, wife of the late James Gaston Gilreath, passed away on October 15, 2016.

Born in Greenville County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Nalley Lee and Lelia Duffie Bright. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church and retired from Homelite in Greer, SC.

Survivors include her sister: Doris (Dot) Bright Burrell; 3 sister –in-laws: Joan Bright, Barbara Gilreath and Shirley Merck (Joe); 4 brother-in-laws; Melvin Gilreath (Brenda) of Travelers Rest, Joe Hardin Gilreath (Judy) and Ansel Gilreath (Meri) all of Taylors, SC, and Nelson Gilreath (Lee) of Goose Creek, SC and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the chapel of The Howze Mortuary with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Greer, SC.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 until 2 p.m. at the mortuary.

The family will be at the home of Ansel and Meri Gilreath.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenville County Humane Society, or Save the Children, 501 Kings Hwy., Suite 400 Fairfield, CT. 06825.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements.