Emma Frances Gallimore

Born: Thu., Sep. 11, 1924
Died: Mon., Apr. 6, 2020


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Emma Frances Gallimore, age 95, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 6, 2020 at Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Dublin.  She was born on September 11, 1924, in Wythe County, and was the daughter of the late Mintie Jonas Gallimore and Arthur Wilson Gallimore.  She was a faithful member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pulaski where she served in many job-related duties.  She was a retired Mathematics teacher for Pulaski County Schools with 43 years of service and was active in all the areas of the Pulaski County Retired Teachers Association.  In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by her brother; Clarence Emerson Gallimore.  She is survived by her nephew:  James E. Gallimore of Marryville, TN, two nieces;  Jane McKee of Barboursville, WVA, and Claudia Gallimore of Winter Garden, FL, along with her extended church family.  Due to the Corona Virus, a private graveside service will be conducted at Highland Memory Gardens.  A public memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church 2 Fifth St. N.W. Pulaski, Virginia 24301.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. 

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Carol Sue (Lefler) Black
   Posted Tue April 07, 2020
Ms. Gallimore was more than my Algebra II teacher, we attended church together. She was the kind of teacher that made us feel that each of us was her only student. I’m glad she got to live a long life.

Elaine Whalan
   Posted Thu April 09, 2020
This is from Catherine Humphrey: Tell them that I love them and the Gallimore's are my best friends. Catherine would like to send a card but does not have James' or Claudia's address. Please send if possible.

Jerry W. Anderson
   Posted Sat April 11, 2020
Emma Gallimore leaves behind a lasting legacy of public service and dedication to her teaching profession and to the thousands of students that had the privilege of her instruction.

I was never under her guidance as a student. 'Wish I had been. Perhaps I would have learned math in more detail than I did, especially with the simple formulas like Pi are round; Cornbread r square. She could have corrected me at an early age.

She was a great lady. an accomplished educator, and and overall humanitarian. Many of you had the good fortune of being one of her students. I knew her mostly as one of our greatest supporters of our high school group mini-reunions. She will be sorely missed and remembered for her life's work.

Jerry W. Anderson
PHS Class 1960

J.R. Hughes
   Posted Sat April 11, 2020
Ms. Gallimore was my math teacher at Pico Terrace High School- She was a great teacher of math and she was very concerned that her students had the understanding of math.. Her character was strong and yet she was gentle to insure we understood the math problem. We will miss this fine and great lady.
We will miss her at our Class 1960 Reunions....

Betty Goad Anderson
   Posted Mon April 13, 2020
I had the privilege of being one of Ms. Gallimore's students. She was a great teacher, she even made algebra seem easy for me, that in itself says a lot for her skills as a teacher. I really got to know her through attending High School Reunions with my husband. We became friends. She was a sweet and caring person. She will be missed.


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