This photo was taken at the 40 acre Gilleland farm in the country near Finley, Oklahoma, sometime during the mid-1950's. Walter Jr. is pictured with his two brothers, mom & dad, and grandparents. During this time our family lived in Fairfield, Texas, but made frequent trips to visit my loving grandparents. Left to Right: Dove Gilleland (Morris), Elzie Gilleland, Walter Gilleland, Sr., Lizzie Gilleland (Taylor) Harvey Gilleland, William Gilleland, Walter Gilleland, Jr.
My Grandfather, Mr. Edward Charles Morris: Owned his own electronic business called the "Fix It Shop" in Columbia, South Carolina. He fiixed or repaired radios, televisions, and other electronic gadgets.
Gilleland/Cortez Family, WWII Family In Italy.
Ellsworth "Elzie" Gilleland & Elizabeth "Lizzie" Myrtle (Taylor) Gilleland : My Grandma & Grandpa Gilleland at their 40 acre farm in Finley, Oklahoma.
Walter Jr. at cemetery with burial sites for his family.
My grandfather and father of Walter Earl Gilleland, Sr.
My dad, Walter Gilleland, in the Army.
My dad showing off his new Mercury to his parents.