Hattie Lois Gilmore

April 13, 1937 - October 23, 2022

Hattie Gilmore

Hattie Lois Gilmore, 85, of Pittsburg KS left this life on October 23, 2022. She joined the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Hattie was born on April 13, 1937 in Kansas City, Kansas, to Leon Vann and Susie Wrench.

She attended Fort Scott high school and proceeded on to earn a degree in nursing. From 1963-1968 Hattie worked as a nurse at the V.A Hospital in Leavenworth, KS. Hattie was a Medication and Orthopedic nurse for 20 years at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, CA.

On June 14, 1974, Hattie married the love of her life Carl Gilmore in Carson City, Nevada, with 2 Sons, Keith Kerr, Fiancée Pam of Kansas City KS and Michael Kerr, wife Carol of Pittsburg, KS.

Hattie retired in 1989.

Hattie followed the Lords call to become a missionary in Texas & in Mexico. Her and Carl spent 27 years volunteering with Daysprings Outreach Ministries. She attended the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church in Pittsburg, KS. She was member of the Kiwanis Club for 3 years and a volunteer for the Salvation Army since 1992.

Hattie is survived by her 2 sons; Keith L. Kerr and fiancée Pam of Kansas City, KS, Michael Kerr, and wife Carol of Pittsburg, KS, 2 daughters; Arthetta Martin of Aurora, CO and fiancée Harrison McCallop of Fontana KS, Susan D. Wrench of San Antonio, TX 13 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her mother; Susie Wrench, adopted father; Arthur Wrench and grandmother Hattie W. Jones.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the Lighthouse Tabernacle, 604 South 200th Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762.

A private inurnment will be held at Ft. Scott National Cemetery.

The family suggests expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to the Dayspring Ministries. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Bath -Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.