"GEN" Genevieve Katherine "Gen" Oakley Gillam, age 91, of Snellville, Georgia (formerly of Marion and Cedar Rapids, Iowa) entered into rest on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Ashton Hall with her devoted daughter, Barbara by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Gillam and her granddaughter's husband, Charles Parker. She is survived by two daughters, Janis Pereira and her husband Tom of Vernon, Vermont and Barbara Petersen of Loganville, Georgia; son, Bob Gillam of Clarence, Iowa; four grandchildren, Todd & Gina Pereira, Scott & Tina Soper, Mark Pereira, and Sheridan Parker; seven great grandchildren, Ryan Gillam, Marty Gillam, Joshua Soper, Jonah Soper, Tye Pereira, Riley Pereira, and Max Pereira; two brothers, Steve & Virginia Oakley, Stanley & Helen Oakley; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Always wearing a smile, Mrs. Gen's sweet spirit never failed to bring joy to those around her. She adored her family, and that love was second only to her love of the Lord who now holds her hand. A Visitation Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Gen Gillam will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011, from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel. Mrs. Gillam will be sent to the Cedar Memorial Funeral Home, 4200 1st Ave. N.E., Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406 for a Graveside Service on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 A.M. at the Cedar Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Snellville Building Fund, 2400 Main St. East, Snellville, GA 30078 in memory of Genevieve Katherine Gillam. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com . Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A Family Company", Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200 has been entrusted with the arrangements in Snellville, Georgia and Cedar Memorial Funeral Home (319-393-8000), in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.