Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 4, 2012

Funeral services for Megan Gilmore, 24, of Giddings, Texas, were held Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck and Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Megan grew her wings and went to be with Jesus unexpectedly the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, near Giddings as a result of an automobile accident.

Megan Rene Gilmore was born Oct. 22, 1987, in Brenham, Texas, the daughter of Gary and Susan (Geisler) Gilmore. She was baptized on Nov. 22, 1987, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. Robert Koenig and confirmed on Feb. 9, 2003, at Immanuel Lutheran Church by Rev. John Davis. She graduated from Giddings High School in 2006 and attended Concordia Lutheran University in Austin. She was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and enjoyed her job as a waitress at Circle W in Giddings. Her most precious possession was her beautiful baby girl, Rylee. Megan made many wonderful friends and loved visiting with them. She treated everyone she met like family and shared her smile with all.

Megan is survived by her daughter, Rylee Gabrielle Gilmore of Giddings; her parents, Susan Gilmore of Giddings and Gary and Carol Gilmore of Louisiana; her grandparents, Elroy and Jane Geisler of Giddings and Ernie and Marilyn Gilmore of Iola; brothers, Jeremy Gilmore and Erik Gilmore, both of Giddings; and aunts and uncles, Dennis and Sharon Blasig of Giddings, Sandra Geisler and Margie Trojanowsky of Brazoria, Ernest Gilmore II of Bryan, Donnie and Carolyn Muzny of Caldwell and Brad and Sabrina Day of Ruston, La., as well as numerous cousins, other family members and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Megan Gilmore Benefit Fund at First National Bank, P.O. Box 269, Giddings, Texas 78942-0269.

Arrangements by Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Giddings, Texas (979) 542-3113