Parents: Rufus Oscar and Minnie Hester Numm Bumgarner
Spouses: J Floyd Owens Grover S Kilpatrick
Children: Jeannie Owens Love Louise Owens Lemmond Nancy Whitaker Carolyn Courtright James Owens
Siblings: Ila B Bumgarner Henson
Sylva - Love Bumgarner Kilpatrick, 98, of Fairview Road, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Mountain Trace Nursing Center after an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, she was a retired waitress. The daughter of the late Oscar Minnie Numm Bumgarner, and was preceded in death by her husbands, J. Floyd Owens, who died in 1944, and also Grover Kilpatrick, who died in 1996; two daughters, Jeannie Owens and Love Louise Lemmond.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Whitaker, of Oak Habor, Wash., and Carolyn Courtright and husband, Dr. John, of Cadiz, Ky.; son, James Owens, of Whittier; sister, Ila B. Henson, of Sylva; 11 grandchildren and several greatgrandchildren.
The funeral and burial will be held at a later date at Love's Chapel United Methodist Church, of which she was a member.