Marjorie Gilmore Mitchell

Marjorie Gilmore Mitchell, 86, of Orlando, entered her eternal rest on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. Marjorie was born on February 16, 1938 in Sarasota, Florida to the late Maggie W. and Ralph Gilmore.

After graduating high school, Marjorie continued her education and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science Degree in Education from Florida A&M University. She later pursued her Master’s Degree, earning 2 in Education. She matriculated through several different institutions to include Bethune-Cookman College, Southern University, Columbia and Rollins College. She was a proud and active member of the Orlando Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Professionally, Marjorie served her community as an educator, and taught for over 30 years with Orange County Public Schools. Her career allowed her to impact countless students at both Phillis Wheatley and Windermere Elementary Schools. Her devotion to the craft was driven by her enthusiasm for positively impacting students and working alongside other passionate educators. She retired from Windermere Elementary School in 1993.

She loved the Lord and was a devoted member of Washington Shores Presbyterian Church, Orlando. In addition to her church and civic involvement, she was also a member of the Brigadettes Club of Apopka and Apopka Progressive Seniors’ Club.

Marjorie leaves no mourners for she lived a rich Christian life among loving and devoted family and friends, regardless of race, creed or color, just loved by all. She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Anderson-Robinson; brother, Leroy Billy Gilmore. She will live on in the hearts and minds of her family, other relatives, former students, colleagues, sorority sisters and friends.

The Omega Omega Service will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. at Postell’s Mortuary Chapel, Orlando. A service of memory will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, 11:00 a.m. at Washington Shores Presbyterian Church, 3600 Rogers Drive, Orlando with Rev. Erica Remberdt-Smith, officiating.

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