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Trent Hundley Gilliland

November 8, 1949 — February 24, 2021

Trent Hundley Gilliland

Trent Hundley Gilliland of Roxboro, NC passed away February 24, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.  He was born in Lynchburg, VA on November 8, 1949 and was 71 years of age. He was the son of the late Charles Trent Gilliland and the late Mary Carter Hundley Gilliland.


He was former owner of Gilliland’s Department Store, served on South Boston City Council and numerous city committees.  He was a member of First Baptist Church.


Trent Hundley Gilliland is survived by:

His son

Trent Hundley (Jay) Gilliland, Jr.

Devoted companion

Meredith Harrell Taylor


A private service will be held at a later date.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


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Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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