E.O. Gilmore

e.o. gilmore
LINDEN, TX Funeral services for Edward O. Gilmore, 85, of Linden, will be at 11:00 A.M, Saturday, January 30, 2010 in the chapel of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden with Bro. Bill Brown officiating. Burial will be in Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon til closing on Friday. Mr. Gilmore was born September 21, 1924 in Daingerfield to William Obed and Minnie Alice Mallonee Gilmore. He passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at his home. He was a T.V. repairman and served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Joseph Alexander Gauer. Survivors include his wife, Lillie Belle Gilmore, of Linden; two sons and daughters-in-law, William Harrison and Gloria Gilmore of Hughes Springs, and Kenneth Wayne and Mary Gilmore of Hurst; one daughter and son-in-law, Doris Jeane and Benny Joe Gauer of Waco; three sisters, Marilla Beckley and husband, Jerry, Theresa Miller and husband, J.D., and Brenda Urban and husband, Mickey all of Monroe, Louisiana; one aunt, Jewel Smart; seven grandchildren, David Wayne Barton and wife, Cheryl, of Forney, Vicki Brown and husband, Bill, and Kerri Lynn Hunt all of Longview, Shannon Rae Day of Hallsville, Sonya Martinez, Benny Joe Gauer, Jr, and wife, Shiloh, and Samuel Allen Gauer, all of Waco; 11 great-grandchildren, Victor, Erik, Luke, and Ivan Martinez, and Alexander Joe Gauer, all of Waco, Christi Ann Smith of Marshall, Jacob Ryan Day, Sindy Ann Knoble, and William David Brown all of Longview, Mark Haggerty of Hurst and Trev Haggerty of Friendswood; seven great-great- grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

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  1. When I was a little girl I loved to talk to Mr. gilmore when he came in my daddy's shoe repair shop. He would pick on me and I thought he was great. God bless you all, your in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family in your time of loss. May the power of the Holy Spirit comfort each and every member of your family.

  3. We always had a great time when Mr. E.O. was around. He would love to walk with us around his property and up to the pond. He always had a kind word and a pat on the head for our son Jesse. One of my favorite memories of him was watching his determination to peel and eat a boiled crawfish. We are proud to have called him a friend. His family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. our deepest sympathy and prayers for your loss. another good man is gone. God Bless, Mae Rucker, Frank Rucker, Margie Rucker Manning and Marsha Rucke Bradford.

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