CROSS PLAINS — Funeral services for Melva Faye Gilliam, 81, of Garland and formally of Cottonwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7 at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel with Matt McGowen officiating. Burial will follow at the Cottonwood Cemetery in Callahan County. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.