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Annie Philon Gilmore, 74, was born on July 9, 1948 to the late Ruthie and Guy Philon. She made her earthly transition Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, surrounded by her family. Annie joins her husband James Daniel Gilmore, whom she loved dearly, in sweet rest. She accepted Christ at an early age at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Later joining St. Paul Baptist Church, where she has been a devoted member for many years.

Remaining to cherish her memories are one devoted son, Erick (Peggy) Philon of Shady Grove; one devoted daughter, Feleshia (James) Williams of Jackson; two loving stepsons, Tyrone Gilmore of Detroit, Mich., and Ryland (Elena) Gilmore of Atlanta, Ga.; six devoted siblings, James Lewis “J.L” (Annie Bell) Philon of Montgomery, Herbert (Erma) Philon of Mobile, Alice Philon, Charles (Delsena) Philon, Levone Philon McGrew and Carrie Steward, all of Silas; 14 grandchildren, Randy, Erick Jr., Sharell, Chrishundra, Raven, Moesha, Erin, Shakeydra, Jakedra, Brandy, Jada, Jasmine and Riley; eight great-grandchildren; one aunt, Eveleen (George) Roscoe of Millry; three sisters-in-law, Gwendolyn (Al) Jarvis of Montgomery, Emmie (Pervis) Calhoun of Grove Hill and Racheal Moore of Jackson; three brothers in-law, George (Mary) Gilmore and Jessie (Hazel) Gilmore, both of Coffeeville, and Johnny (Sandra) Robinson of Jackson; with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Annie was preceded in death by her husband and parents; two siblings, James and Henry Earl Philon; and stepson, Micheal Gilmore.

Public viewing will be Friday, Oct. 14, from 4 until 6 p.m., at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. with a viewing beginning at 12:30 p.m., at Shady Grove Community Park in the Shady Grove community of Silas. Interment will follow in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Final life celebration has been entrusted to Jackson Memorial Funeral Home.

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