Jerry Gillmore


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Jerry Gillmore Cox

Nov 29 1932 - Mar 18 2006

Jerry Gillmore Cox, 73, was born November 29, 1932 in Pilot Point, Texas to Nathan Gillmore and Mary Francis Townzen Cox, and died March 14, 2006. His wife of 52 years, Mary Ann Cox, his two sons and daughters-in-law, Randall and Tonya, and Andy and Julie, embraced Jerry at the time of his death. His six grandchildren, Justin, Tiffany, Stephanie, Taylor, Ashley and Jamie, will forever keep the memory of their loving “PaPaw” in their hearts. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Lee Bedford and his nieces and nephews who fondly called him “Uncle Jerry.” Jerry graduated from Pilot Point High School and the American Banking Institute prepared him for his forty years as a banker in the Dallas and Plano areas. His involvement in the community included Plano Lions Club and the Plano Chamber of Commerce. Jerry will long be remembered for his love of family and friends and for his compassion and generosity to those who needed help. “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever” (Psalm 23:6). Funeral services will be held at Noon, Friday, March 17, 2006, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 pm., Thursday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Plano Lions Club Glasses Program, PO Box 866262, Plano TX 75086-6262.
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