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Leroy (Andre) Gilliam III

March 19, 1964 – May 24, 2019

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Leroy D’Andre Gilliam III (Andre) passed peacefully in Southaven, MS on May 24, 2019 surrounded by family at North Delta Hospice Care. Andre fiercely fought a long battle with a brain tumor; he lived 55 full years.

Andre was born on March 19, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Claudia and Leroy Gilliam II. At the age of 10, Andre professed his faith in Christ. The family later moved to Memphis, TN where he graduated from Fairley High School in 1982. It was in his high school years that he met high school sweetheart, Alyce Wooten. Andre and Alyce married in August 1988 at Middle Baptist Church. They gave birth to daughter, Ashley Gilliam on May 1, 1990. Andre is proceeded in death by wife Alyce Wooten Gilliam in 1991.

Andre Gilliam is survived by his mother and father, Claudia and Leroy Gilliam II of Southaven, MS; his sister Tawana Gilliam Singletary of Olive Branch, MS; his brothers Sirlester Gilliam and Evan Gilliam of Southaven, MS and Willis, TX; his daughter and son-in-law,  Ashley Gilliam (McIntosh) and Caylan McIntosh and 2 granddaughters, Jordyn Alyce and Kayla Ryan McIntosh of Atlanta, GA; his daughter Dorian Gray of Memphis, TN; and a very special friend, Cheri Streeter of Memphis, TN as well as a host of family and friends.

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