News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 18, 2013

Margie Ellen Petty


TERRE HAUTE — Margie Ellen Petty of Terre Haute passed away at the age of 73 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. She was born on September 23, 1940 in Terre Haute to Emma and Clarance Williams.

Survivors include one daughter, Margie Lee Gilliland, of Terre Haute; one son, Billy Ray Petty, Sr., of Terre Haute; a twin brother, Marlin A. Williams, of Terre Haute;  eight grandchildren, Michael Gilliland, Jr., Tina Tankersley, Billy Petty, Jr., Tony Petty, Connor Fields, Mallory Fields, Zachary Petty and Logan Stroud; and four great-grandchildren who knew her as “Grandma Pickles,” Olivia Gilliland, Kylie Gilliland, Tanner Lutz and Conner Lutz; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and an older brother, Donald L. Williams.

She will forever be remembered for the love she had for her family and the Lord.  She was a wonderful woman, mom, sister and grandma who could put a smile on anyone. Now she is our forever Angel. We love you, mom and grandma.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street, with Pastor Bryce Ulrich officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 19th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. Funeral information is also available at: