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Obituary for Shirley Jean Kilgore

Shirley Jean Shepherd Kilgore passed away peacefully, losing her battle to cancer on September 27, 2017 at her daughter’s home at the age of 77. She was the wife of Tommy Kilgore. They shared 49 years of marriage together.

Shirley was born on April 4, 1940 in David, KY to the late Jay & Kitty Shepherd. She was one of 13 children. Shirley had 6 brothers: Beacher Shepherd, John Shepherd, David L. Shepherd, the late Laymond Shepherd, the late Arlen Shepherd & the late Deford Shepherd. She had six sisters Myrtle Pitts, Joyce Whitaker, Christine StillWell, Delores Baldridge, Barbara Shepherd & the late Easter Stanley.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy Kilgore; Daughter: Tammy (Brian) Cramer & Son: Thomas Kilgore. She has five grandsons: Nathaniel Bishop, Evan Cramer, Tanner Cramer, Jacob Kilgore & Peyton Kilgore.

Shirley was a member of Third Ave Freewill Baptist Church in Prestonsburg, KY. She was a homemaker who devoted her life to her husband, children and grandsons. She was a great woman, wife, mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for her loving & caring ways to all she came in contact with.

Time and Place of Services: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 2 pm at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky

Visitation: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 4 pm at the funeral home and all day Sunday

Officiating: Rev. Phillip Ramey

Burial: Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, Kentucky


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4:00 PM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

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Oct

10:00 AM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

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2

Oct

2:00 PM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

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