Jimmy Wayne Gilmore

Published 3:55 pm Thursday, November 10, 2016

Jimmy Wayne Gilmore

Jimmy Wayne Gilmore, age 80 of Gardendale, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Chilton County on July 31, 1936, the son of the late Graham and Pearlie Gilmore.

He graduated from Jemison High School in the class of 1954. Jimmy was a construction superintendent for many years. He loved horses, working on the farm, and Chilton County.

He is survived by his wife, Blenda Gilmore; son, Joel (Sherry) Gilmore; son, Kenneth Gilmore; step-son, Bryan Spruill; grandchildren, Morgan, Jamie, and Jason Gilmore; great granddaughter, Brooklyn Gilmore; brothers, Billy and David Gilmore; and sisters, Margaret Wyatt, Judy Houston, and Donna Sharp.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Graham and Pearlie Gilmore; daughter, Cynthia Diane Gilmore; brothers, Carl and Danny Gilmore; and sister, Doris Bice.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home located at 1709 Lay Dam Road in Clanton. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. with Brad Lytle officiating. Burial will follow in the Rocky Mt. Community Cemetery in Jemison.

In lieu of flowers, please make a gift to Rocky Mt. Community Cemetery C/O W.F. Cofer 2341 Co. Rd 44 Jemison, AL 35085 or your church or favorite charity.

“We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” – II Corinthians 5:8

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, EllisonMemorialFuneralHome.com.