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Mabel Bernice Adams Kilby
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Obituary for Mabel Bernice Adams Kilby

Mrs. Mabel Bernice Adams Kilby, age 91 of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Reins Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Brady Hayworth and Rev. Derek Kilby officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 Sunday prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kilby was born May 26, 1927 in Wilkes County to Robert B. and Mabel Boyd Brown Adams. She was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Hwy 16 North in Wilkesboro.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; William Floyd Kilby, a sister; Virginia Brown Adams and a son-in-law Jack Frazier.

She is survived by a son; Tom Kilby and wife Gail of Millers Creek, six daughters; Gail Smithey and husband Larry of North Myrtle Beach SC, Brenda Combs and husband Monty of Wilkesboro, Ann Rita Frazier of North Myrtle Beach SC, Mary Jane McCann and husband Stan of Lexington, Tina Westphal and husband Ron of North Wilkesboro and Kathy Stewart and husband David of Catawba, ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church PO Box 315 Millers Creek, NC 28651.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Mountlawn Memorial Park

Sparta Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Pleasant Grove Bapt Church

260 N NC Hwy 16
North Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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