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Mary Ruth Brown Gilmore

Mary Ruth Brown Gilmore, 71, of Hazlehurst, died June 17, 2020. Services were held June 24, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, with interment in the church cemetery. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Mrs.Gilmore was born Sept. 26, 1948, to Ella V. Chase Coleman and Hine Brown Jr., in Hazlehurst. She attended Parrish High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jimmy Gilmore; sister, Williealma Stapleton; brother, Robert Earl Coleman; and grandson, Tavarus T. Gilmore.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, James P. Gilmore; children, James O. Gilmore, of Angola, La.; Eunice Y. Gilmore, of Chicago, Ill.; Caternia D. Gilmore; Brandon D. Gilmore, of Hazlehurst; and Bryant T. Gilmore, of Brookhaven; sisters, Jessie Bell Blackwell, Jessie Mae Hopkins, and Marie Fair, all of Hazlehurst; brother, Paul E. Chase, of Nashville, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.