OBITUARY

Linda Sue Gilmer

December 31, 1947April 19, 2021
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Linda Sue Gilmer, age 73, of Byhalia, Mississippi passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice House. Linda was born in Shelby County, TN on December 31, 1947 to the late Hubert Eugene Gilmer and Ruby Rivers Gaines Gilmer. She was a graduate of Collierville High School, worked at Wonder Products in Collierville, Service Merchandise in Memphis and retired as the receptionist of Collierville Funeral Home. Linda was a member of the Cayce Baptist Church, enjoyed cross stitching and was a true care giver to her family.

She is survived by her sisters; Ruby Umstead, Mary Ann Sipes, Martha Bailey, her brother; Donald Gilmer and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a brother; Ronald Lee Gilmer and a sister; Dorothy Ann Gilmer.

The family will receive friends at Collierville Funeral Home with a reception Friday, April 23, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm. A celebration of Linda's life will be 10am Saturday, April 24, 2021 in the T. Carl Rutledge Chapel of Collierville Funeral Home. An escorted cortege' to Fisherville Cemetery will follow the service.

  • FAMILY

  • Hubert Eugene Gilmer and Ruby Rivers Gaines Gilmer, Parents (deceased)
  • Ronald Lee Gilmer, Brother (deceased)
  • Dorothy Ann Gilmer, Sister (deceased)
  • Ruby Umstead, Mary Ann Sipes, Martha Bailey, Sisters
  • Donald Gilmer, Brother
  • She also leaves many nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 23, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 24, 2021

Memories

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Reba Guthrie

April 24, 2021

I can still see Linda's sweet smile and remember her bubbly personality from so many years ago....Mary Ann and I were best friends and Linda was always around!! Very sweet friend.....it's hard to lose a sibling.. ..my love and prayers Mary Ann, Ruby and family.

Reba Wilson Guthrie
Sharpsburg, GA

Nita Davis Langley

April 22, 2021

Linda was always such a wonderfully kind person to see around. She always had that sweet smile for you. My condolences for the family, especially Collierville classmate, Donnie.

Debbie “ Ann “ Smith Harvey

April 21, 2021

Linda Sue was the sweetest cousin! She truly cared about her family and cousins. I so enjoyed our conversations and will miss them so much. So sorry for the family, my condolences 💐

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Biography

Linda Sue Gilmer, age 73, of Byhalia, Mississippi passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice House. Linda was born in Shelby County, TN on December 31, 1947 to the late Hubert Eugene Gilmer and Ruby Rivers Gaines Gilmer. She was a graduate of Collierville High School, worked at Wonder Products in Collierville, Service Merchandise in Memphis and retired as the receptionist of Collierville Funeral Home. Linda was a member of the Cayce Baptist Church, enjoyed cross stitching and was a true care giver to her family.

She is survived by her sisters; Ruby Umstead, Mary Ann Sipes, Martha Bailey, her brother; Donald Gilmer and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a brother; Ronald Lee Gilmer and a sister; Dorothy Ann Gilmer.

The family will receive friends at Collierville Funeral Home with a reception Friday, April 23, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm. A celebration of Linda's life will be 10am Saturday, April 24, 2021 in the T. Carl Rutledge Chapel of Collierville Funeral Home. An escorted cortege' to Fisherville Cemetery will follow the service.