May 7, 2002 ~ August 22, 2022

Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Kaylee Gilliland, 20, of Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly on August 22, 2022. She was born on May 7th, 2002, in Indianapolis, to Andrew Gilliland and Tara Thompson. Kaylee graduated from South Putnam High School in 2020, where she excelled academically and received awards for academic honors. Kaylee was a shift manager at Taco Bell in Fishers, Indiana.

Kaylee was loved by so many people, and will never be forgotten! She was so smart and outgoing, and had the potential to be any body she wanted to be. She had the most beautiful soul and loved to help others and would go out of her way to put a smile on your face. She impacted the lives of everyone she encountered and will be deeply missed.

She is preceded in death by George Thompson, Mavis Duncan, Ann and Paul Taulbee, and Craig and Joshua Thompson. 

Kaylee is survived by her mother, Tara Thompson and father Andrew Gilliland; siblings: Andrew and Nathan Gilliland; maternal grandparents: Steven Thompson and Sandy (Mike) Fox; maternal great grandparent: Shella Thompson; Aunts and uncles, Shella (Dustin) Thompson, Janelle (Mike) Fox, Joseph, Michael (Gloria) Fox, Kayla (Joel) Fox, Kevin, Anthony and Brandon; Cousins: Kaleb and Maddie Zaragoza, Keegan and Jayce Gayhart, Preston and Kellan Fox, Adeline and Ella McMillan, Kingsley Fox, Maria, Tony, Alexis, and Kevin Gavarrete, and Britney Raupp. 

If you would like to send flowers, they can be sent to Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services at 5215 Shadeland Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46226.


Visitation: August 29, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: August 29, 2022 3:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Kaylee, you are loved by so many people. You were like our daughter and we are heart broken. We will hold on to all the memories we have of you…. we love you sweet girl

  3. Kaylee Nicole, i miss you so much already. You were my best friend and I’m so glad we were able to make all the memories we did. From Disney to Destin to Europe to you spitting water all over the hotel floor and so much more, there was never a dull moment. Thank you for always putting a smile on my face. I am broken hearted but trying to stay strong for you, sweet girl. Until I see you again. I love you, 4ever. 🤞🏽❤️‍🩹

  4. Kaylee Nicole, when I got the call my heart instantly shattered. You were a light in my life. The mountains of memories and smiles we shared together will never be forgotten. You were not only a best friend to amber and I but you were also a sister and so much more. Those who didn’t get the honor of meeting and knowing you are really missing out. Rowann and I love you always!! Fly high my beautiful Raggy.🫶🏼🥺💔

  5. I may not have known you very long but what I do know is that you lit up any room you walked in! 🙂 Beautiful soul gone too soon and will never be forgotten. Rest high on that mountain!

  6. Ur beautiful face ur poppin personality iam just lost for words 😔 I know ur flying high with the angels 😇 the world is going to be a lot different with out u .we love u forever and will miss u so much .Just watch over us ..

  7. What a beautiful sole gone too soon!! Such a tragedy!! Tara I’m deeply sry for ur loss, I cant even imagine what you’re going thru!! Stay strong, me and Amber r always here for u so plz don’t hesitate. Love u

  8. My beautiful sissa boo, I love you so so so much and I miss you so much my sweet girl!! Life just don’t feel the same down here without you and I can’t even begin to imagine the rest of my life without that gorgeous smile, without hearing your voice, being able to hug or kiss ur face!! Why does life gotta be so unfair!! Why do I have to live this life without you!! Not a day will go by that I don’t think of you!! I know your in a better place…Rest in heaven my Angel!!!

  9. Kaylee Nicole I will never forget all the memories we made at taco bell, goofing off, me you and haley, good times… I will miss u dearly girl, love ya kaylee, rip kaylee Nicole intil we meet again one day, rock out heaven babygirl…

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