Don L. Gilmore (1929 - 2018)


Donald L. Gilmore, 89, of Pana, died at 2:29 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Kennedy and Sons Funeral Home in Pana, with the Rev. Terry Walters officiating. Burial will be in Lorton Cemetery in Fayette County. Memorials: Prairie Rose Health Care Center. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Gilmore was born on Sunday, Jan. 6, 1929, in Shelby County, the son of James Edward and Edith Stella (Mahan) Gilmore. He married Lorene Lorton on Feb. 18, 1948, in Shelbyville; she preceded him in death on Jan. 26, 2015.
Survivors include sons, Don "Donnie" Gilmore (Judy) of Mattoon, Ron Gilmore (Brenda) of Fairhope, Ala., Kevin Gilmore (Pam) of Taylorville, and Brent Gilmore (partner Anna Strate) of Mt. Vernon; and daughter, Karen Braye of Pana.
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Kennedy & Sons Wallace & Carroll Funeral Directors
401 South Locust Street
Pana, IL 62557
(217) 562-3959
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Published in The Leader-Union from June 8 to June 20, 2018