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Marilyn Ruth Kimbell Killgore was born on August 2, 1935 to David Aubyn and Wilma Dale Kimbell at home in Arizona, LA. She entered into rest on January 4, 2024 in Sibley, LA. Marilyn is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior.
Marilyn graduated from Lisbon High School in 1953. She graduated from LA Tech with an Associate Degree in Secretary of Science. Then, she and Sidney Killgore married in August 1955. Marilyn was a devoted Christian and an active member of First United Methodist Church of Homer until her health prevented her from attending. She taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, a member of the United Methodist Women, a member of the Comfort Ministry and a supporter of The Red Bird Mission. Marilyn was a great prayer warrior for her family and friends. Many problems have been solved by talking to Mamaw.
Marilyn worked over 30 years as office manager and bookkeeper for Hinton Well Service and Williams Well Service in Lisbon.
Marilyn was a loving and devoted mother and Mamaw. She spent many hours at sporting events, church and school activities and any occasion that granted her the opportunity to show her love and support for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Sidney C. Killgore and son, Scott Killgore.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Suzanne Killgore Williams and husband Jimmy of Sibley and son, Grant Killgore and wife Charlene of Homer; sister-in-law, Amanda Patton of Lisbon; brother-in-law, Bruce Killgore and wife Diane of Lisbon; brother, David Kimbell and wife Becca of Anchorage, AK; five grandchildren, Christin Robinson and husband Thomas, Jennifer Kirk and husband Alex, Jay Williams and wife Jennifer, Zach Killgore and wife Courtney and Shea Killgore; nine great-grandchildren, Braeden Robinson and wife Stormi, Sydney Robinson, Gemi Robinson, Arley Robinson, Raven Kirk, Savannah Kirk, Willow Ruth Kirk, Cade Williams and Tillie Williams; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Zach Killgore, Jay Williams, Thomas Robinson, Alex Kirk, Braeden Robinson, Raven Kirk and Cade Williams.
The family would like to thank Dr. Mark Haynes and Dr. Scott Haynes, the employees of Southern Ingenuity and St. Joseph Hospice for the exceptional care they provided her.
For friends considering memorials honoring Marilyn, her family suggest Cornerstone Church of Homer, Lisbon United Methodist Church, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Funeral services were held for Marilyn, age 88, at Lisbon United Methodist Church in Lisbon, LA, on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Fred Wideman and Dr. Pat Bates, officiated. Interment was at Lisbon Methodist Cemetery in Lisbon, LA. Visitation was held at the church from noon-2 p.m., prior to the service.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home