Ella Mae Dunsmore, 92, Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away in the Jenkins Memorial Health Care Center, Wellston, Ohio, Thursday, December 13, 2012.
She was born June 25, 1920, in Gallipolis, daughter of the late Jonah Borden and Cora Scott and reared in the home of her grandfather, the late Charles Scott. She was a 1938 graduate of Gallia Academy High School, Gallipolis, and the Bernice Beauty School, Dayton, Ohio. She was an antique dealer who retired as owner-operator of Dunsmore Antiques.
Mrs. Dunsmore was an active eighty-plus-year member of the Paint Creek Regular Baptist Church where she had served in the Missionary Society and the Sunday School Home Missions. In addition, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post 27, Gallipolis.
She married Thomas Edgar Dunsmore on Nov. 22, 1947, in Gallipolis, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1989. From this union survives their daughter and son-in-law, Cora V. Dunsmore-Johns and Gordon Johns, Pasadena, California. Also surviving are several cousins with special cousin Joyce Davis, Gallipolis, and her children, Donovan and Hollie Davis, Columbus, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the Paint Creek Regular Baptist Church, 833 Third Avenue, Gallipolis with Rev. Harry Scott and Rev. Edward Buffington, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, 420 First Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.