MICHAEL LYNN GILMORE, age 65 of the Mineral Springs Community in Jemison, passed away on October 4, 2021 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL. He was born in Chilton County on January 31, 1956; the son of the late George Washington Gilmore and the late Mary Wright Gilmore.
He was a former data specialist with South Trust Bank. Mike enjoyed antiquing and going to thrift stores in his spare time. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandbabies. He was also very fond of his pet cats. Mike was a member of the Mineral Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by: Wife, Dawna Gilmore of Jemison; Son, Aaron Gilmore of Panama City, FL; Son, Jon Gilmore of Clanton; Stepsons: Billy Armstrong of Wichita Falls, TX, John Phillip Armstrong of Henrietta, NY, and Ira Armstrong of Clanton; 9 Grandchildren; Sister, Audrey Mims of Clanton; and Sister, Linda Davis of Clanton.
He is preceded in death by: Granddaughter, Inf. Layla Pandora Gilmore; Parents, George and Mary Gilmore; and Sister, Brenda G. Wyatt.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 11:00am from the Mineral Springs Baptist Church with Rev. J. Aaron Ellison and Rev. Jason Green officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Inurnment will follow in the Mineral Springs Baptist Cemetery in Clanton, AL.
The family request in lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mike’s memory to the Chilton County Humane Society.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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