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.
You may leave the family a message on the tribute wall, upload photos or light a memorial candle at www.julianpeeples.com.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.