Mary G. Kilgore, 66, of Milan, Illinois, while visiting her daughter in Tennessee, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 in Huntsville, Alabama. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m., Friday, Sept. 12 at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Burial will be in Petrie Cemetery, New Windsor, Illinois. Visitation is 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11 at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Memorials may be left for the family. Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com. Mary Gene was born November 1, 1941 in Moline, Illinois the daughter of George E. and Phyllis Gene (Sanquist) Shepherd. She married Wilfred "Sonny" Kilgore. Mary was a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years last working at Friendship Manor, Rock Island. She always enjoyed the monthly lunches with her fellow nurses. Quilting and needlework also kept her busy. Mary had been a member of the Red Hat Society and Viola American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include her children; Linea and Jeff Atchley, Fayetteville, TN and Todd Kilgore and fiance Crystal Brown, Rock Island, IL; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; her mother, Phyllis Gene Shepherd, Peach Tree City, GA; sister, Ann Brooks, Atlanta, GA and companion, Dave Barnes, Milan, IL. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, Earl.