OBITUARY: Myrtie Ruth Gilmore

Myrtie Ruth Gilmore

Myrtie Ruth Gilmore, age 91, passed away Monday, October 25th, 2021 in Columbia, Tennessee.

Myrtie was born on March 3rd, 1930 to the late William Clarence Hugh and Evia Mae Davis Germany in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

The family will receive family and friends Saturday, October 30th, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Williams Funeral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. A funeral service for Ms. Myrtie will be held on Sunday, October 31st, 2021 at 11:00 AM, with Nolen Perry officiating. Ms. Myrtie will be laid to rest at Polk Memorial Gardens.

Myrtie is preceded in death by her first husband, Louis Garrett; second husband, George Gilmore; and daughter: Mary Ruth Ross.

Myrtie is survived by her children: Allen (Mary) Ross, Bertha Ballard, and Bettie (Tommy) Foster; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and several more great-great-grandchildren; and sister: Lois Hancock.

Williams Funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family by visiting

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