James Arlon Kilgore, Sr.


April 2, 1933 - April 6, 2021

James Arlon Kilgore Sr., 88, of Townley, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at his residence.

The family will receive friends Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Patton Hill Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr. Kilgore was preceded in death by his father, Roy Kilgore; mother, Rosie Kilgore; sisters, Bonnie White and Mary Ashton; and brothers, Donald Kilgore and Roy Kilgore (Monk).

He is survived by his wife, Bertha Fern Kilgore of Townley; daughters, Lerenda Dyer of Townley and Kathy Kilgore of Townley; son, Chris Kilgore of Townley; sisters, Joann Parker of Jasper and Brenda Taylor of Daytona, Fla.; brothers, Dennis Kilgore of Parrish and Larry Kilgore of Parrish; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571