Tuesday February 7th, 2023 3:01AM

Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97

By Lawson Smith Reporter

Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. 

Eloise was married to the late Lee Gilmer, from whom the Gainesville Airport gets its name. 

According to her obituary, Elosie had a love for aviation and enjoyed flying when she could. She and her husband previously owned a Cessna dealership. 

Eloise also served as an administrative assistant with the City of Gainesville utilities department for over 30 years. 

Graveside services in Eloise’s memory will be held Tuesday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m. at the Alta Vista Cemetery 

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