Edith Maxine Gilley

(July 2nd, 1925 - January 20th, 2017)

View Guestbook Sign Guestbook

     Edith Maxine Gilley, age 91 of Ozark, Missouri passed away Friday morning, January 20, 2017 in Ozark Nursing and Care. She was born July 2, 1925 the daughter of Glen Max and Maude (Bateman) Isbell. On July 4, 1944 she was united in marriage to Noel Jackson Gilley and in 1995, after 51 years of marriage, Noel preceded Edith in death. Edith was also a longtime member of Sparta Christian Church of Sparta. In addition to her husband Edith was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother Joe Isbell and two sisters Madge Isbell and Mable Maples. Edith is survived by three sons Jerry Gilley, Jim Gilley and wife Elaine, Jackson Gilley and wife Denise of Sparta; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law Dorothy Richardson and other caring relatives. Honoring Edith's request no services are planned. However, Edith requested memorial donations be made in her honor and mailed to Sparta Christian Church P.O. Box 175 Sparta, MO 65753. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. On line condolences may be shared at

Share |

Current Services

Click on name to view obituary and sign guestbook.

Over the past 20 years we have steadily grown to become one of the leading funeral service providers in the area. In 1998 we became the newest, largest and most modern funeral home in Christian County. We take great pride in being home owned, family operated and honored to serve our community.

Our family helping your family is our committment to you.

(417) 581-7811
P.O. Box 796
1700 S. 15th Ave.-East Hwy 14
Ozark, MO 65721




General Information
Randy Barnes
Katie Barnes
Amanda Barnes