by John Henson, minister

GRAND BLANC, Mich., (BNc) – Members of the Grand Blanc church mourn the passing of one of its longtime members on Dec. 2.

Wilma Kilgore, 83, died at the Pines of Burton in Burton, Mich. Her funeral was conducted on Dec. 5 at Brown Funeral Home in Grand Blanc.

In the funeral sermon, Sister Kilgore’s life was compared to Paul’s words to Timothy as an example “in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity” (1 Timothy 4:12ESV).

Sister Kilgore was born on Mar. 21, 1928 in Flint, Mich. She retired from General Motors in 1984 after 30 years of service. Survivors include two sons, Gary D. and Frederick Stan Kilgore; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stancil, in 1976.