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Brenda Kilgore

May 5, 1957 — April 17, 2018

Brenda Kilgore

Brenda S. Kilgore

Age 60 of Gardner passed away Tuesday April 17, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight.

Born May 5, 1957 in Kingsport, Tennessee, Brenda Sue was a daughter of Vernon and Orie (nee Lane) Kilgore. She was raised and educated in Kingsport, until her family relocated to Illinois. Brenda was employed as a Union Steward for over twenty years with IBEW Local 124. She was a hard worker, who never missed a day of work in her many years of service. Brenda enjoyed playing slot machines, scratch off lottery tickets, and sewing.

Survivors include her loving partner of 43 years: Mike Pokornicki and one brother: Vernon Kilgore, both of Gardner, and one aunt: Ruth Howard of Gates City, Virginia.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents and one sister: Barbara Kerr.

Per Brenda's wishes, cremation rites are being accorded and she will be laid to rest in Virginia.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book, upload photographs, or share Brenda's memorial page by logging onto:

Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd., 203 Liberty Street, in Gardner (815) 237-2526.

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