She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Baptist Church. She was also a retired clerk for Houchens Industries.
She united in marriage to Alva Royce Buchanan in January of 1950 who preceded her in death on February 5, 1972. She later united in marriage to Billy Wayne Gumm on March 28, 1975 who also preceded her in death on January 14, 2017.
Survivors include a daughter: Gayle Rogers of Columbia; grandchildren: Brian and Elizabeth Downey of Georgia, Laura and Matthew Brummett of Glensfork, Erin and Dave Eubank of Bowling Green; great-grandchildren: Allie, Maggie, and Sam Brummett, Dawson, Dylan, Olivia, Ava, and Carson Eubank, Bryce and Mary Carlin Downey; sister: Lucille Bagby of Greensburg; a brother and sister-in-law: Elwood and Jewell Squires of Campbellsville; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Gumm was also preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers: Gladys Marie Squires, Grace Beatrice Squires, Lee Nelson Squires, James Floyd Squires, Lloyd Russell Squires, and Raymond Lewis Squires.
The funeral services for Mrs. Elois Squires Gumm will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Central Time, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Fry Cemetery. Bro. William Davenport officiating.
Visitation is requested from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M., Monday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7 A.M., Tuesday until time of the funeral service.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
Matthew Brummett, Dave Eubank, Dewayne Squires, Darryl Squires, Danny Buchanan, Jonathan Buchanan, Donnie Landis, Bobby Landis