Rebecca Ann Kenniston (Gilliland), age 58, passed away the morning of April 26, 2018 in her home.
She was born January 8, 1960 to James T Gilliland and Geneva Lackey in Gadsden, Alabama. She grew up in Hokes Bluff, AL before choosing to make Orlando her permanent home.
She is survived by her husband of 15 years; George Kenniston of Orlando, her father and mother; James T and Janet Gilliland of Longwood, her three sisters; Deborah Brooks of Apopka, Cynthia Gilliland-Cooper of Cleburne, TX, Wendy Bieberle of Longwood; her two sons, James M Gilliland of Orlando, Gregory T Leidigh of Colorado Springs, CO; and two grandchildren.
Rebecca was a passionate follower of Christ and a friend to many. She was a beloved mother, wife, sister and daughter and will be missed dearly as she continues her journey with the Lord in heaven. She will forever be smiling down on each of us.
‘Your wings were ready, but our hearts were not.’