Chlora Gilmer

Friday, June 17, 2005

PARMA, Mo. -- Chlora E. Gilmer, 91, of Parma died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

She was born April 27, 1914, in Formosa, Ark., daughter of Scott and Nettie Jones. She and James Leslie "Jim" Gilmer were married March 25, 1933, in Bragg City, Mo. He died Dec. 30, 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Wallace of Sikeston, Sandra Matlock of Olive Branch, Miss.; a brother, Barrett Jones of Lakeside, Calif.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a sister and a brother.

Friends may call at First Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, with John Girdley officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Sikeston.

Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Parma is in charge of arrangements.