Zelma A. Kigore

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Zelma A. Kilgore, 92, formerly of Rockford, Ill., died at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in the Carroll County Nursing and Rehab Center in Berryville, Ark. Born June 15, 1912, in Udell, Iowa, the daughter of William G. and Nanny (Peek) Crow.

Zelma married Louis L. Kilgore March 4, 1931 in Rockford, Ill., he predeceased her April 12, 1963.

She was employed by Flowers by Connie in Rockford for many years as a seamstress.

She is survived by her son, Myron A. and wife Shirley (Hirth) Kilgore of Holiday Island, Ark. and her daughter, Marlene A. and husband Larry Tinsley of Rockford, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at the Willwood Burial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Holiday Island Community Church, P.O. Box 3055, Holiday Island, AR 72632, or to the charity of your choice. Local arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service.