Obit Gillis

FILE- In this May 7, 2004 file photo, Georgia Sen. Hugh M. Gillis, Sr., D-Soperton, left,  bangs the gavel as Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor, right, looks on during a special session at the Capitol in Atlanta. Former state Sen. Hugh M. Gillis of Soperton, who served more than 50 years in the Georgia General Assembly, has died. He was 94.  (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
FILE- In this May 7, 2004 file photo, Georgia Sen. Hugh M. Gillis, Sr., D-Soperton, left, bangs the gavel as Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor, right, looks on during a special session at the Capitol in Atlanta. Former state Sen. Hugh M. Gillis of Soperton, who served more than 50 years in the Georgia General Assembly, has died. He was 94. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)

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