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Mary Catherine Kilgore

October 21, 1953 — February 9, 2024

Calhoun City, MS

Mary Catherine Kilgore, 70, beloved wife, daughter, and friend, passed away on February 9, 2024, at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. She was born on October 21, 1953, in Bruce - Calhoun County - MS to her loving parents, Less Tillman (Father) and Nellie Heavrey (Mother). Mary's dedication to her family and unwavering kindness will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

A visitation service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Belle Memorial Funeral Home - Bruce located at 138 E. Washington Street, Bruce, MS 38915. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects and share their memories of Mary during this time.

The funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Jackson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at 13:00 PM. The church is situated at 103 Evers Drive in Bruce, MS 38915. This service will be an opportunity for loved ones to come together to celebrate Mary's life and find solace in each other's support.

Mary was a kind-hearted soul with an infectious smile that brightened every room she entered. She had a nurturing spirit and always put the needs of others before her own. Those fortunate enough to have known Mary can attest to her unwavering love and support for her family and friends.

Mary found her greatest joy in the companionship of her loving husband John Roger Kilgore. Theirs was a love that withstood the trials of time and was bound by a deep sense of mutual respect and understanding. John will miss his dear wife immensely but will forever cherish the memories they created together.

As we bid farewell to Mary in this earthly realm, let us hold dear the memories we have shared with her. May we find solace in knowing that her spirit lives on through the love and kindness she brought into our lives. Mary's warm heart and gentle nature will forever be engraved in our hearts.

In this time of loss, our thoughts and prayers are with John Roger Kilgore, Mary's husband, as well as her dear family and friends. May they find comfort and strength in one another as they navigate this difficult time.

Mary Catherine Kilgore was a beacon of light in the lives of those who knew her. Her memory will remain alive in our hearts, forever guiding us with the lessons she taught through her selflessness and love. She leaves behind a legacy of compassion and kindness that will inspire generations to come.

We mourn the loss of Mary but also give thanks for the beautiful soul that graced our lives. She will forever be remembered with love, admiration, and gratitude.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 16, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Belle Memorial Funeral Home - Bruce

138 E WashingtonSt, Bruce, MS 38915

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Jackson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

103 Evers Drive, 103 Evers Drive, Bruce, MS 38915

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

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