Monday, October 7, 2013

Velma L. Gilmore (October 6, 2013)

Velma L. Gilmore, age 90 of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 12:35 P.M. Sunday October 6, 2013 in the Versailles Health Care Center. Velma was born June 12, 1923 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and the daughter of the late Adrian D. and Florence (Sullenbarger) Lewis.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Darke County Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary where she held the position of Adjutant for 17 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter Jessica Anne Gilmore in 1985; brother John Lewis and sisters Edith Hines and Mary Huffman.

Velma is survived by her husband Ottis L. Gilmore of Versailles. They were married October 14, 1956. Also her son Mark Gilmore of Versailles; grandchildren Jill Mann, Gregory Gilmore and Abby Gilmore; sister Erma Stump of Union City, Ohio; brother Jim Lewis of Union City, Indiana and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday October 10, 2013 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in the Brock Cemetery Darke County, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

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