|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1939|
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 2011|
CHERRYVALE—Mary F. (Gilmore) Cleaveland, 72, of rural Cherryvale, Kan., died at 2:22 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at her home.
Mary was born June 6, 1939, at Sawyer, Kan., a daughter of Francis H. and Dorothy Edna Mae (Bever) Gilmore. At an early age, her family moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where she was raised. She later resided in Maryland, Arizona and Alaska before moving to the Cherryvale area in 1966. She worked in production at the Day and Zimmerman Kansas Army Ammunition Plant for 20 years.
On Nov. 21, 1958, Mary was united in marriage to LeRoy Cleaveland at Greeley, Colo. He preceded her in death on Mar. 15, 2008.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Cherryvale. She was a former member of the Church of God at Mesa, Ariz. She enjoyed cooking, flowers and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Daniel Cleaveland, Parsons, Kan.; Johnny Cleaveland, Cherryvale, Kan.; Stephen Cleaveland, Mound Valley, Kam.; one daughter, Marilee Moore and husband Chris, Galesburg, Kan.; one stepson, LeRoy J. Cleaveland, Escondido, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Dawn Cundiff and husband Bill, Iowa; six grandchildren, Linsey Cleaveland, Emmanuel Nance, Lauren Cleaveland, Bridgett Cleaveland, Trenton Moore and Kristopher Moore; one great-granddaughter, Jayla Titus; four brothers, Fred Gilmore, Joplin, Mo.; James Gilmore, Yarnell, Ariz.; Jerry Gilmore and wife Lori, San Antonio, Texas; Michael Gilmore, Carthage, Mo.; one sister, Margaret Beadle and husband L.K., St. Johns, Ariz.
Also preceding her in death were four brothers, Donald E., Larry K., Thomas and Stanley D. Gilmore; and one sister, Brenda Burd.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience after 9 a.m., Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357.
LeRoy Cleaveland (1930 - 2008)
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 20, 2012
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