Camilla Rae Binkley Gilliland, 81, of Goldston, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2021 at Sanford Health and Rehab. She was born in Chatham County on September 25, 1939 to Robert Spencer Binkley, Sr., and Loney McDaniel Binkley. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where she assisted with Bible School and sang in the church choir. She was a former secretary with the Chatham News. She enjoyed Carolina basketball and cherished the time she spent with her family.
In addition to her parents, Camilla was preceded in death by sisters, Thelma Estes, Elsie Brigham and Agnes Gilliland and brothers, Robert Binkley, Jr., Odell Binkley, Arvey Binkley and Earl Binkley.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Lionel Gilliland, of the home; daughters, Lisa G. Denkins (Bruce) of Goldston and Susan G. Denise (Forrest), of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Jake and Elizabeth Denise; sister, Betty Jean Lindley, of Knightdale; brothers, Ashley (Possum) Binkley, of Siler City, Wesley Binkley, of Bear Creek, Steve Binkley, of Graham, Joe Binkley, of Asheboro, and Larry Binkley, of Siler City; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a host of family and friends.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Garner presiding. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. and at the home at other times. Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. for those who would like to sign the register.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association , Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd., Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209 (http://www.alz.org/northcarolina)
Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com
Joyce-Brady Chapel of Bennett is honored to serve the Gilliland family.