The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 26, 2012

Evelyn Gilmore


The Joplin Globe

Salt Lake City, Utah — Evelyn Gilmore, age 86, passed away Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah, with family at her bedside.

She was born Oct. 28, 1926, in Caddo, Okla., the daughter of Walter Edgar Clemmons and Flora Ellen Garrett.

She was preceded in death by five brothers; four sisters; and her daughter, Scherole Jean Johnson Hulsey. She was widowed twice, Albert Warren Johnson Oct. 3, 1960 and Roy Lee Gilmore Feb. 26, 1992.

Evelyn was also known as Nana to family and friends. Nana was a second mother to her grandkids, making each of them feel unique and special. We will forever cherish the wonderful memories of her love of the outdoors and the family camping and fishing trips she shared with us. Our Mother will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her sons, Albert Warren Johnson Jr., Gregory Eric Johnson, of Salt Lake City, Ronald Jean Gilmore, Donald Dean Gilmore, of Joplin; a daughter, Karen Johnson Bradley; 17 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held at Parker Mortuary on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 3 p.m. All are welcome.