April 23, 2013

John Thomas Gillmore

— Mr. John Thomas Gillmore, 66, of Ringgold and formerly of Springdale, Ark., passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Loye Crain Gillmore.

John was a member of Ringgold Church of Christ. He loved country music, ham radio, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Brooks Gillmore; daughter, Amanda Kidd; grandchildren, Allie Kirby and Brooke Kirby, all of Ringgold; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Buddy Wray, Dinah and Jim Fuller, and Jeannie Gillmore, all of Springdale, Ark.; aunt and uncle, Crystal and Bob Andrews of Greenville, Texas; and nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

Memorial services will be Thursday at 4 p.m. in the parlor of Love Funeral Home with Joe Brooks officiating.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 519 E. Fourth St., Chattanooga, TN 37403, or the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.