Betty Marie Kilgore, age 79, of Fincastle, Ohio, passed away Friday night, October 13, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born May 5, 1944 in Adams County, Ohio, daughter of the late Raymond Joseph and Pauline (Clark) Moore. On October 9, 1998 she married Ralph Philip "R. Phil" Kilgore, who passed away on June 8, 2018.
Betty was a member of West Fork Baptist Church and former member of the Sardinia Bible Baptist church where she played the piano for many years and taught Sunday School. She worked as the activities director at Locust Ridge Nursing Home and Clermont Senior Services for many years before she retired. Her favorite job was co-hosting the "I Love Country Show" on the radio station 99.5 with her husband Ralph. Betty was a wonderful seamstress and loved to bake. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who will be missed dearly.
Surviving are her four children; Cindy Chaney of Sardinia, Tina (John) Lewis of Sardinia, Rudy (Kristina) Orr of Sardinia, and John (Mary) Orr of Eastgate: ten grandchild; Brice (Ashleigh) Piatt, Trevor (Erica) Chaney, Jordan Orr, Logan Orr, John L. (Maria) Lewis, IV, Wyatt Chaney, Tressie (Omar) Walcott, Katelyn (Michael) Maloney, Dalton Orr, and Catherine Orr: thirteen great-grandchildren, three siblings; Jack Moore of Sardinia, Johnny (Kim) Moore of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Sharon (Randy) Hackley of Frankfort, step-daughter, Mary (Tom) Moreland of Enola, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie Thurman, half brother, Ray Moore, and half sister, Evelyn Diesel.
Funeral Services will be held at West Fork Baptist Church, 10127 West Fork Rd. Georgetown, OH 45121, Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 1:00 pm with Rev. Paul Armacost officiating. Interment will follow in the Sardinia Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the church on Wednesday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Edgington Funeral Home, Mowrystown is serving the family.
Contributions in Betty's memory may be made to the West Fork Baptist Church Food Pantry, 10127 West Fork Rd. Georgetown, OH 45121.