Thursday, January 05, 1978
PAYETTE - Services for Anna May Gilmore, 98, Payette, who died Thursday at a Payette nursing home, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Payette, by the Rev. Paul Tracy, St. James Episcopal Church. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery, Payette.
She was born Dec. 8, 1879, at Ogden, Utah. She moved to Payette when she was six years old and attended Payette schools. She graduated from Payette High School in 1898, a member of the second graduating in Payette. She married Wilbert Gilmore in 1902 at Baker, Ore. They owned and operated the Commercial Hotel. He died in 1960. She was one of the foremost writers of historical events in the Payette area.
She was Payette County historian and was active in the Episcopalian Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Joe (Eileen) Henggeler of New Plymouth; a son, John D. of Ontario; two grandsons and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother an a grandson.
Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, Payette.