Phyllis D. Gilmore, daughter of Violet Raybron Smith and the late Felbert McMillon, was born in Bernie, Missouri on February 23, 1943 and departed this life in Piggott Hospital in Piggott, Arkansas on October 22, 2011 at the age of 68.
Mrs. Gilmore was a homemaker, of Baptist Faith and was a resident of Bernie, Missouri.
Survivors include her mother, Violet Smith of Bernie, Missouri: two sons, Ronald Gene Palmer Jr. of Bernie, Missouri and Billy Joe Gilmore Jr. of St. Francis, Arkansas: by one daughter, Karin Jane Moore of St. Francis, Arkansas: by three brothers, Dennis Brown of the State of California, Marty Smith of Bernie, Missouri and Scott Smith of Rochelle, Illinois: by one sister, Lynn Smith of Courtland, Illinois: by ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death other than by her father, by one son, Robbie L. Palmer: by one daughter, Rhonda Ann Palmer: by two brothers, Gary Raybron and Randy Hester.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in BERNIE on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM. Funeral services will then be conducted at 11:00 AM in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie, with Rev. Ivan Mekan officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in charge of Arrangements.