Mildred Pauline Kilgore

Mildred Pauline Kilgore, 94, of Poteaudied 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 amember of the Pleasant Valley Free WillBaptist Church in Poteau. She was precededin 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 WilburnClark of Protem, Mo., Anna and Donnie Weaver ofMonroe, 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; 30grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren, 20 great-greatgrandchildren;two sisters, Wenona Winter and SueRobbins of Poteau; two brothers, J.B. and George Chesterof Poteau.Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, atPleasant Valley Free Will Baptist Church, Poteau, withThe Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will follow inOakland Cemetery, Poteau.Pallbearers will be Rocco LaRosa, Paul LaRosa, SteveClark, Donnie Weaver Jr., Jim Carrauthers, and BillCovey.Arrangements are under the direction of Evans andMiller Funeral Home, Poteau.