Gwendolyn Dee Bartimus, of Livermore, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at her home near Livermore. Gwendolyn Dee Shull was born March 7, 1954 in Lake County, Illinois to the late Veachel Reed and Wilma Haven Shull and was married to James Leamer Bartimus July 4, 2005. Gwendolyn retired as a Gunnery Sergeant from the U.S. Marines after 20 years of service. She served in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and served in security at several American Embassies. Gwendolyn enjoyed gardening, canning, caring for her flowers, crocheting, and traveling.
Survivors include her husband of 14 years, Leamer Bartimus; four step sons, Jim Bartimus (Shannon) of Owensboro, Randy Bartimus of Sanford, Florida, Adam Bartimus (Jo) of Livermore, and Luke Bartimus of Livia; three step daughters, Carri Beth Bibelhauser (Jason) of Louisville, Mandi Casado of Livermore and Jerri Beth White of Henderson; 18 step grandchildren; 5 step great grandchildren; a brother, Justin R. Shull of Owensboro; a sister, Feliecia Litsey (Steve) of Auburn, Alabama; two nephews, Andrew Litsey (Crystal) of Dallas, Georgia and Samuel Litsey (Gwen) of Birmingham; and a niece, Mary Elizabeth Litsey of Auburn.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. K.C. Klarner officiating. Burial will be in the Green River Memorial Gardens in Livermore with Military Honors conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps and the McLean County Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post # 5415. Friends may visit with Gwendolyn’s family from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday and from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Musters in Livermore.
The Gwendolyn Dee Bartimus family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Baptist Health Hospice; 418 Scott Street; Madisonville, Kentucky 42431. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore.
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