Mattie  Kilgore

Mattie Kilgore

Mattie Rebecca Cheek Kilgore of Buford died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the age of 95, after a brief illness. She was born in Buford, Georgia, June 5, 1915. She was predeceased by her husband, John C. (J. C.) Kilgore; her parents, Jesse Anderson Cheek and Adell Effie Hayes Cheek; her daughter, Betty Jane Kilgore Risley; and all her brothers and sisters: Grady Cheek, Lester Cheek, Belle Cheek Malcolm, Clifford Cheek, Sam Cheek, Ernest Cheek, Winford Cheek, Bonnie Cheek, Burma Cheek Buice, and Lillian Cheek Craig. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jery Neal Kilgore and Betsy Wood Kilgore; grandchildren, Amy Suzanne Kilgore Cochran (Stephen), Derrick Neal Kilgore (Kori), John Parker Risley (Christina), and Hellyn R. Biedinger Ellerbee; along with several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 10, at 4:00pm at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, preceded by visitation from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Interment will follow at the cemetery of Zion Hill Baptist Church, where she was a member her entire adult life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share memories of Mattie at www.hamiltonmillchapel.com