Dorothy Jo Gilmore


Dorothy Jo Duff Gilmore, age 88, went home to be with her Lord on September 9, 2019. Dorothy Jo was born on March 30, 1931 in Port Neches, Texas to Lester and Viola Duff. She graduated from Warren High School and earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Sam Houston State University. A life-long teacher, she taught secondary and elementary school in Warren, Anderson, New Waverly, and Huntsville, Texas. She married the love of her life, James Everett Gilmore, on June 1, 1957. They made their home in Huntsville, Texas. Dorothy Jo and James served their Lord at the First Baptist Church. Dorothy Jo loved to cook for her family, quilt, and work in her yard.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters Susan Hopper and her husband Wade, of Kingwood, Texas and Kathy Gilcrease of Huntsville, Texas, as well as her grandsons Michael Hopper of Houston, Texas and Landon Hopper of Conroe, Texas. Dorothy Jo is preceded in death by her husband, James, sister, Lanelle Withers and parents, Lester and Viola Duff.
A gathering of Dorothy Jo's family and friends will begin at 1:00pm on Thursday, September 12, 2019 with the funeral services to follow at 2:00pm in the chapel of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas. Burial will follow at the Adickes Addition of the Oakwood Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be made at
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Published on September 10, 2019
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Gloria Mosley
Sep 10, 2019
Dear Gilmore family,
I'd like to express my condolence and deep regrets for your loss and share where I found help when I lost my entire family to our enemy death. I found hope and comfort in what I read in Jehovah Gods word the Bible at John5:28,29 there it tells us we'll see our love ones again in the resurrection when Jesus brings them back here on earth and also at Isaiah25:8 we're told that this enemy death will be gone forever. These scriptures along with help me cope with my loss and get through each day because now I know I'll see my love ones again and so can you. I wanted to share this with you now when hope and comfort is needed in hopes that this will help you a
...lso for this is my purpose in sharing this with you at this time and please know that I do share your grief and hope you'll feel free to let me know if this helped.
I hope to hear from you. Sincerely, GM
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