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Marion Jerry Kilgore

  • Birth 6 May 1936 Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 2009 Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Section L Lot 24 Plot 2
  • Memorial ID 34276855

Jerry Kilgore , son of John William Kilgore and Elsie Rosetta Dethrow
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Funeral services for Marion Jerry Kilgore will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday , February 27 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel of Sayre . Interments will be in Sayre Doxey Cemetery under the direction of the Martin Funeral Home of Sayre .

Jerry , son of John William and Elsie Rosetta (Dethrow) Kilgore was born May 6, 1936 at Poteau, Oklahoma and passed away February 22, 2009 at the age of 72 years, 9 months, 16 days after a long battle with Cancer and two and a half years of Chemotherapy.
Jerry was a Sergeant in the National Guard of Oklahoma with the Army 45th IN Div. Company I, 180th IN Regiment. Jerry then spent most of his life owning and operating trucks and working as a rig mechanic in the oilfield. He then worked drilling monitor wells and doing tank installation before his illness.
His hobbies included playing with his grandchildren, fishing, hunting, singing, reading western books and doing word search puzzles. But most of all he loved playing his guitar and mandolin for family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers: Kenneth Wayne Kilgore, William "Gene" Eugene Kilgore, and Jessie Aubrey Kilgore. 2 sisters Irene Ellen Wynn, Lillie Mae Baker, and two infant siblings.
He is survived by his wife Eunice Faye (Chapmond) Kilgore. Five children: John Paul "Butch" Kilgore and wife Jennifer of Braggs, OK. Paula Renee Admire and husband Terry of McAllen, TX. Franklia "Olene" Brewer and husband Buster. Eletta Burlene Boyer and husband Tommy. Weldon Lee Kilgore and wife Rebecca all of Sayre, OK. Four brothers: James Robert "Steve" Kilgore and wife Waltena of Oklahoma City, OK, Leland Ray Kilgore and wife Brenda of Sulphur, OK, Ted Dale and wife Jane of Poteau, OK, John Lawrence and wife Margaret of Blythe, CA. Two sisters: Patsy Sue "Pat" Tackett of Panama, OK, Linda Lee Vest and husband Gary of Cameron, OK. A very special Aunt: Verlon (Dethrow) Stockton . Eight grandchildren: Cora Gay Admire of McAllen, Tx. John Cody Kilgore of Braggs, OK. Cherry Ladawn Long and husband SSGT Nickolaus Long, Kayla Edris Blankenship, DeLonda Faye Kilgore, Casey Weldon Kilgore, and Clayton Lee Kilgore all of Sayre, OK. Billy "Ray" Haas and wife Melissa of Erick, OK. Five great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.


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