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Cleo Gilmer

Monday, May 7, 2007

NEW MADRID - Cleo Marie Gilmer, 90, died May 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Dec. 9, 1916, in Hackleburg, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Millie Ann Holcombe Barnett.

In October 1937, she married John W. "Jack" Gilmer, who preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1963.

One grandson, two brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death.

She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth "Sally" and James "Jim" Hall of New Madrid; three grandsons, Mike and Sandy Hall of Sikeston, Mark and Sabra Hall of Poplar Bluff and Steve and Michelle Hall of East Prairie; one brother, Calvin Barnett of Fort Worth, Texas; and eight great-grandchildren, Jesse Hall, Kristen Hall, Morgan Hall, Ashley Hall, Katlyn Hall, Ben Hall, Steven Hall and Amy Lee; and one great-great-grandchild, Emma Lee.

Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom McCanless officiating.

Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Pallbearers will be: Mike Hall, Mark Hall, Steve Hall, Jesse Hall, Ben Hall and Larry Gilmer.

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Memorial contributions

may be made to:

St. Jude Children's

Research Hospital

332 N. Lauderdale

Memphis, TN 38105

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