CHAFFEE - Marietta L. Gilmer, 87, died at 11:40 p.m. June 13, 2007, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 17, 1920, to the late Carl William and Laura Lena Webb Mantel, she was a retired florist and had owned and operated Gilmer's Flowers and Gifts and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee.
On Dec. 23, 1936, she married Louis O. Gilmer who preceded her in death on Oct. 23, 1993.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Patty Davis; one brother, C.E. Mantel; and one son-in-law, Ray Davis.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Christine Gilmer of Perryville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Warren Millham of St. Charles and Linda and Thomas Little of Jackson; one brother, Mike Mantel of Chaffee; two sisters, Barbara Arnold and Bonnie Rister of Chaffee; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at 5 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Jack Bishop will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.