Memorial services for Mrs. Jeannette Denise “Honey” Gilmer, age 92 of Hillsboro will be conducted at 7 pm, Monday, November 4 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Mrs. Melinda Ashburn as the eulogist and offaiciated by Bro. Jimmy Kesey. Also any of Mrs Honey’s friends will be given the opportunity to speak or tell a “Honey” story.
Visitation for Mrs. Honey will begin at 4 pm Monday until service time.
Mrs. Honey passed away Friday evening at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Honey was born in Serbia and immigrated with her family to the United States. She was a well known character, and was loved by everyone she came in contact with. Mrs. Honey was the longtime Manager of the Cumberland Valley Shows and also enjoyed working as a poll worker at the Hillsboro Voting Site for many years. Her trademark was her many hats that she always wore, and was well known for her cooking and knitting scarves that became gifts for friends and strangers. She would always greet you with a kiss on the cheek, again for friends and strangers alike. If you ever crossed paths with Mrs. Honey, you would never forget her.
Mrs Honey was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Carl Edward “Doc” Gilmer.
Her son and daughter in law- Allen and Kim Gilmer of Hillsboro
Sister- Mrs. Mildred Winton of Manchester
Brother- Mr. Joe Stevens of Florida
2 grandchildren, Blake Gilmer and Witny Gilmer
Manchester Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.