Washington, IN – Debra Jo Gilley, 64, of Washington, Indiana, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on December 28, 1957 in Washington to Joseph Pilk and Gloria (Arthur) Waltz.
Debra was a member of the Eagles. Her greatest love in life was her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Keri Pilk (Steven Smalls); her grandchildren, De’Sean Pilk, Michael Pilk, Nemiah Elyse Pilk, Ananiah “Tunk” Robinson and Keyaan and Kodi Smalls; her great-grandchildren, Zarro Pilk-Sauls and Maiylee Pilk-Sauls; her parents, Joseph Pilk and Gloria Waltz; her siblings, Connie Pilk and Tommy Waltz; her nephew/son, Quentin Pilk and her nieces, Shayna Wagler and Nikki Phillips.
Debra is preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Gilley; her grandmother, Imogene Birdy Arthur; her grandfather, James “Sug” Arthur and her brother, Mark Anthony Pilk.
A lantern lighting will be held in Debra’s honor on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
Friends may contact the family for more details.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.