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Kathleen Marie 'Katie' Gillis

Funeral for Kathleen Marie "Katie" Gillis, 32, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel, Lawton, with Dr. William F. Watkins officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Katie was born July 31, 1985, in Lawton, to John R. Gillis II and Robbie Meadors. 

She passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denton, Texas. 

She attended elementary and middle school in Lawton, then moved to Dallas and attended Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas. She later took classes at Collin County Community College. She was employed by Vitty's Sports Bar in Lewisville, Texas. 

Katie enjoyed softball, animals, playing poker, and just being with her friends. She loved giving advice to others, and making people laugh. She was a loyal friend to many.

She is survived by her husband, Scott Collier, of Michigan, and her children, Cadence Noel Burroughs, and Austin Andrew Law.  She is also survived by her mother, Robbie S. Meadors, father, John R. Gillis, II, PsyD,  brother John R. Gillis, III, and sister, Christan Noel Gillis, her maternal grandmother, Joyce Meadors, her paternal grandmother, Sue Worthen Powell, her uncles, Randy Meadors, Rick Meadors,  and James Gillis, her aunts, Vicki Meadors, Carol Ann Meadors, and Hope Gillis, and several cousins. 

Katie was preceded in death by her beloved Granddaddy Robert L. Meadors; and her Labrador Retriever Blake. 

In honor of Katie's love for animals, feel free to make a donation to your local animal shelter or favorite animal charity.

An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at

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