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“Sheriff Fred Newman and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of Lillian Kilby. If...Read More ยป
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“Marie was wonderful neighbor when we lived in Chilhowie. She will be missed in her community. RIP Marie. ”
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“worked with Marie for over 30 years at the bank in Chilhowie, dear friend, will surely be missed ”
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Lillian "Marie" Thomas Kilby, 82, passed away on Saturday August 31, 2019.
Marie was born to the late Frank P. and Willie Doss Thomas on September 11, 1936. She married the late Darrell D. Kilby on August 27, 1961. They worked hard, loved to travel and faithfully served their church, Little Rock Baptist Church of which Marie was a lifelong member and children's Sunday School teacher for more than fifty years.
Besides her beloved husband she is preceded in death by her sister, Jean Thomas Routh; brother, Earl J. Thomas and niece, Sheila Marie Buttry.
Marie is survived by her sisters-in-law, Brenda Sauls, Erma (D.I.) Blevins all of Chilhowie and brother in-law, Richard (Louise) Kilby of Knoxville Tn.; nephew, Ron Thomas of Marion; nieces, Sherri (Cary) Sauls of Saltville, Rhonda (Roger) Lemmon of Buffalo, Mn and numerous grand nephews and nieces and very special great grandnephews, Grayson and Lincoln who brought her so much joy with their visits.
The family wishes to express deep gratitude and love for Marie's special caregivers: Kathy, Ellen, Ron, Patty and Bonnie who cared for and loved her well over the past five years. Also many special neighbors and friends who have prayed for her faithfully during this difficult time. Special thanks to Dexter and Kathy Sheets for helping with the upkeep of her home that she so dearly loved.
Funeral services will be conducted 8 PM Friday, Sept. 6 at Williams Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Hagy officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Mt Olivet Cemetery in Friendship Va. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Friday, Sept. 6 prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. The family will also receive visitors at her home beginning on Thursday afternoon. Condolences can be made to the family online at Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Kilby Family.