McMillin, Dorothy Louise Brewer "Big Mama" Gillum

Posted: Fri 2:16 PM, Apr 26, 2013
Dorothy Louise Brewer “Big Mama” Gillum McMillin, 89, of Bowling Green, passed away April 25, 2013, at the Greenwood Healthcare and Rehab of Bowling Green.

She was born in Russellville on June 20, 1923, to the late Joseph L. and Margaret Taylor Brewer. She is the widow of Delbert McMillin. She is also preceded in death by her step-mother, Lillie Brewer, brother Joseph O. Brewer, daughter Patty Blackburn, and her sons, Jimmy Gillum and Buck McMillin. She was a retired seamstress.

The family chose cremation. Private services will be held at a later date.

She will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her three daughters, Glinda Hudson of Bowling Green, Lou Mott of Hampton, Va., and Betty Jo Werle of Orlando, Fla.; her son, Chuck Gillum, of Orlando, Fla.; her brother, Buster Brewer, and his wife, Patsy, of Russellville; nine granddaughters, 10 grandsons, 24 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the J.C. Kirby and Son Broadway Chapel. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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