Her children and their spouses, Tom and Anita Kilgore and Karen and Mike Murray were there. Her granddaughter, Amanda Randall of Collierville, Tenn., and her husband Mark were present, as were her other grandchildren, Laura Kilgore of Atlanta and Ben Kilgore of Jacksonville.
The church’s pastor and his wife, Rev. Jerry and Jan Pike, were in attendance, as were many church members and relatives. Friends and relatives came from Lexington and Rogersville in Lauderdale County, Athens, Jacksonville, Fla., and South Haven, Ga.
Mrs. Kilgore is a member of the Adult Sunday School Class at Bonny Brook Baptist Church. She is a member of the auxiliary at Regional Medical Center-Jacksonville.
She said it was a special day in many ways.
“It was good to have so many of my relatives and friends come from other places,” she said. “It made my day.”