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Candy Lynn Gilliam

Funeral services for Candy Lynn Gilliam, 49, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Candy passed away at 9:00 a.m., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.


She was born November 14, 1968 at Ypsilanti, Michigan to Valmon Holloway and Mary Bratcher Holloway.  Candy was a registered nurse at Ozarks Medical Center.  She loved hunting, being outdoors, shopping and loved her daughter, Ashley.  She was kind, loving and generous; Candy was a loving mother, daughter, sister and friend.  She was raised in the apostolic faith.


She is survived by her fiancé, Rick Ledbetter, West Plains, Missouri; her daughter, Ashley Palmer and husband, Dale, Springfield, Missouri; one grandchild, Kendra Palmer; her mother, Mary Bratcher; her father, Valmon Holloway and step-mother, Jerri, Lanton, Missouri; two sisters, Rachel Holloway and Jeanna Jenkins and husband, John; and many nieces and nephews.


One brother, Joseph Holloway, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at