She was a Furniture Upholsterer and a former seamstress with PCA Apparel Industries, Inc. in Manchester.
She was born in Stephenville, Newfoundland to her parents, the late Harold Simon and Libby Gabriel Simon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Tony Gilmer who passed away in 2011.
Marie enjoyed her upholstery business, raising flowers and gardening.
She is survived by her daughter, Pauline (Peter) Doyle of Nova Scotia; two step-sons, Jimmy Gilmer of Brandon, Mississippi and Dr. Ronald Gilmer of Franklin, TN; eight grandchildren, Keith, Tammie, Laura, Derrick, Angela Michelle, Dianne, Emily and Dennis; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation with the family will be on Monday, May 28, 2012 from 12:00 (Noon) until 2 :00 P.M. at Central Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will follow on Monday at 2:00 P.M. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home.
Burial will be at the Prairie Plains Methodist Cemetery.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.