October 20, 2013

Joe Kilgore

Joe Kilgore, 79 ,of Cohutta, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claudia and William Kilgore; brother, James Kilgore; sisters, Bessie Wallace and Lois Isbell.

He is a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Rome.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Kilgore of the residence; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Tommy Helms of Rome and Karen and Rickey Croy of Woodstock; two sons and daughter-in-law, Danny Kilgore, and Scottie and Sonya Kilgore, all of Cohutta; sisters, Ruth Smith of Ringgold, Marie Williams of Knoxville, Sue Harvey of South Pittsburg, Tenn., and Ruby Pursley and Nannie Grant, both of Dunlap, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jason Croy, Misty Bible, Donnie and Kaylah Helms, Amanda Evans, Breanna, Trevor, Marley Kilgore; great-grandchildren, Autumn, Ashlyn, Aiden and Abrynn Bible, Garrett and Miranda Croy, Tristan and Christopher Evans; nieces and nephews.

The service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Pleasant Grove Chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m.

Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.

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Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton is in charge of arrangements.  For more information, call (706) 259-7455.


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