December 5, 2020

Mr. Rodney Gilley

Rodney Keith Gilley, age 55, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Mr. Gilley was born in Douglasville, Georgia on February 8, 1960, the son of Emily Smith and the late James Hoke Gilley. He was a plumber by trade and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Franklin, Georgia.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Emily and Tony Smith of Carrollton; his children and their spouses, James and Shelly Vickers of Bronson, FL, Jason and Geneva Vickers of Huntsville, AL, Amber Vickers of Dunnellon, FL, Kimberly Gilley and her fiancé, Tim Womack of Buchanan, Megan and David Shockley of Bronson, FL, Sabrina Farmer and her fiancé, Joseph Smith of Buchanan, John and Maranda Austin of Graham, AL; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Cathy Gilley, Jr. of Douglasville, GA, Steven Gilley of Hilton Head, SC; sister, Kim Barnes and her fiancé, Jamie Thompson of Carrollton and 14 grandchildren.

Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Darlene Gilley and grandmother, Annie Ruth Roberson.

A graveside service and interment was held Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Villa Rica City Cemetery with Bro. Jamie Meeks officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Marietta, GA 30067.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.

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