Airiella Marie Elaine Gilliam

June 04, 2017 ‒ October 06, 2017

Marion, Ohio

Airiella Marie Elaine Gilliam, 4 months of Marion, received her heavenly wings on Friday, October 6, 2017.

She was born June 4, 2017 in Columbus and was the daughter of Gregory Gilliam Jr. and Vannessa Beers.

Airiella is survived by a brother Cobyn Gilliam; paternal grandparents Gregory Sr. (Pamela) Gilliam of Galion; maternal grandmother and step-grandfather Michelle (Ben) Howard of Shelby; paternal great-grandmother Loretta Newlon of Mansfield; paternal great-grandfather Elmer Ash of Mansfield and uncles Nathan Gilliam of Galion, Derrick Beers of Ontario and Dustin Howard of Shelby and a special aunt, Teresa Detillion of Shelby.

She is preceded in death by her paternal great-grandmother Thelma Brown; maternal great great-grandmother Joyce Beers; maternal great-grandmother Lolita Fletcher and paternal great-grandfather Carlos Gilliam.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where a funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Airiella Gilliam, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • The girls and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. There are no words that can be said to ease your pain.

  • To all of you grieving the loss of this precious little piece of heaven, I pray God wrap his arms around you, console and comfort you with the knowledge that she is in his eternal care now. We can not know, understand, or accept this kind of grief. But her life was given, and taken, for a reason. She is safe in the arms of God. Live your lives in such a way as to one day be reunited for eternity. God give you strength to bear what you must.

  • I offer my deepest sympathy to Airiella’s family. May the “peace of God that excels all thought” bring you comfort during this difficult time –Philippians 4:7

  • So sorry for you loss. She was a beautiful baby girl. My heart goes out to you and your family. She in heaven with the angels now. Always remember. This is everyones temporary home. God bless you. Keep your faith. God will lead you through this horrible time.