Helen D. Gilmore, 78, of 8280 McFarland Rd. Piqua, died at 6:05 pm Saturday November 13, 2010 at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home. She was born September 21, 1932 in Piqua to the late Flemon and Mary (Robinson) Russell. She married Isaac B. Gilmore June 6, 1953 in Xenia; and he survives.
Other survivors include a son Robert B. Gilmore of Troy; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother and seven sisters.
Mrs. Gilmore was a graduate of the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School. She retired September 1, 1992 from the Custodial Department of the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School. She and her husband, Isaac, own the Rossville Museum and serve as the Curators. She was a devoted member of Jehovah's Witnesses, and enjoyed arts and crafts.
A funeral service will be conducted at 4:00 pm Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3967 N. Washington Rd., Covington with Elder Allen Pruess presiding. Private burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Museum, P. O. Box 627, Piqua, OH 45356 . Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.