Mary Ruth Gilmore passed away on October 4, 2013 at Oak River Rehab in Anderson, Calf. She was 83 on September 18, 2013. She is predeceased by her parents Gladys (Kate) McKenzie and Roy Lee and her husband Joe (Buzz) Gilmore. Mary was born in St Joseph, Missouri and moved to Orland with her Mom in 1947. She and Buzz were married in 1949 where they owned and worked in the family farming, dairy business. She and Joe were married for 43 years and she is survived by her children, Connie Strong, husband, Charles, Bruce Gilmore and wife, Julie, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
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There was a private burial at Orland Masonic Cemetery. Family, friends and neighbors are invited to a Memorial in her honor at the Orland Federated Church, 709 First Street, Orland, CA on November 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. In Lieu of flowers the family requests your donations to the Orland Federated Church Memorial Garden, the Orland Volunteer Fire Department or a
Published in Willows Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 16, 2013