Cathy Jean (Fivecoat) Ackerman-Gilles, age 54, passed away all too soon on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Gosport and former resident of Brown County.
Cathy was born September 11, 1961, in Terre Haute, to the late Billie E. and Judy Kay (Reedy) Fivecoat. She graduated from North Terre Haute High School in 1979 and went on to attend IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Cathy was a loving wife, mother, homemaker and poet. She was known for her fervent study of God’s Word, A Disciple of Christ. Cathy loved her family, especially the grandkids. She enjoyed gardening, being in nature, playing cards with her husband, photography and writing poetry, with her online presence being DeerValleys.
She will be dearly missed by her husband Gary A. Gilles whom she married on December 21, 2010 in Temecula, California, children: Paul Ackerman III and Ashley (Aaron) Chandler both of Bloomington, Carie (Cory) Kelsheimer of Terre Haute, Jason (Victoria) Gilles, John (Jaime) Gilles, Jacob (Andi) Gilles and Danny Gilles all of California, grandchildren: Samantha Ackerman and Johnathon Kaser-Ackerman, Jude & Charles Chandler, Ariana and Caylee Kelsheimer, Joe, Nick Laura, Marissa, Amari, Bear, David and Mia Gilles, siblings: Janet (Tyler) Fivecoat-Asbury, Bill Fivecoat, Robin Morse, Steven Fivecoat and Richard Payton Junior.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Billie and Judy and her grandparents Denzil “Denny” and Sylvia Wilson.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th 2016, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center: 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 12 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Cathy to the Saint Judes Children’s Hospital:755 West Carmel Drive Ste. 201 Carmel, IN 46032
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
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Cathy’s Tribute Video