Mrs. Margie Elizabeth Finch Gilmore, 83, transitioned on Sunday, January 08, 2023, at her residence in Holly Hill, South Carolina. Please adhere to all COVID-19 precautions when visiting the family and funeral home. Masks are required.
~ Her Life Reflections ~
Margie Elizabeth Finch Gilmore was born on May 6, 1939, to the late Ora Bell Parker Sweatman and Herbert Finch. She was raised by her uncle and aunt the late Charlie and Mamie Jacobs of Holly Hill, South Carolina. Margie entered eternal rest on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Margie grew up in Holly Hill, South Carolina, and attended the public schools there. She graduated from Roberts High School class of 1959.
Margie was baptized at an early age at Briner Christian church. There she had many roles until she joined New Way Church House of Ministries. Where she then became one of the” Mothers” of the church. She loved church, she loved God and she loved serving him. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.
Margie worked many years at Holcim and Blue Circle cement plant until her husband the late John Gilmore Jr. became ill. After his passing Margie spent a lot of time with her family. She enjoyed going out to eat and visiting family and friends. She was loved by all, and she loved everyone.
Margie was preceded in death by her daughter, Tracy D Graham; two grandsons, Lorenzo and Charles Graham; and one great-grandson, Devonte Wilson.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her sons, Larry (Julia) Graham of El Paso, Texas, Frank Graham of Holly Hill, South Carolina, Charlie (Kiwanis) Graham, Kent Graham, and Anthony Gilmore all of Tucson, Arizona, and Vernon (Adesuwa) Haney of Detroit, Michigan; one son-in-law, James Sweat of Elloree, South Carolina; one sister, Geraldine (Robert) Anderson of Eastover, South Carolina; two sisters-in-law, Anne Washington of Eastover, South Carolina and Lillie Bell Phillips of Holly Hill, South Carolina; two aunts, Mae P. (Ernest) Tucker and Mildred Parker of Eastover, South Carolina; twenty-nine grandchildren, sixty-three great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren. And a host of other relatives and friends.