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Mildred Pauline Kilgore, 94, of Poteau
died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 in Monroe.
Mildred was born July 6, 1917, in Hon,
Ark., to John D. and Winnie (Black)
Chester. She was a nurse. Mildred was a
member of the Pleasant Valley Free Will
Baptist Church in Poteau. She was preceded
in death by her parents; granddaughter,
Michelle Gassaway; son, Thomas M;
sister, Dovie Ruyle.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law,
Jeanette and Ralph LaRosa of Monroe, Sonja and Wilburn
Clark of Protem, Mo., Anna and Donnie Weaver of
Monroe, Winnie and Ron Plate of Soldontna, Alaska,
Kathie Covey of Alderson; one son and daughter-in-law,
Chester and Diana Carrauthers of San Antonio, Texas; 30
grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren, 20 great-greatgrandchildren;
two sisters, Wenona Winter and Sue
Robbins of Poteau; two brothers, J.B. and George Chester
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at
Pleasant Valley Free Will Baptist Church, Poteau, with
The Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will follow in
Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.
Pallbearers will be Rocco LaRosa, Paul LaRosa, Steve
Clark, Donnie Weaver Jr., Jim Carrauthers, and Bill
Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.