June M. Kilpatrick
Friday, February 1, 2008Abingdon - June M. Kilpatrick, 81, 682 Home Blvd., formerly of Abingdon, died at 9:08 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 31, 2008) at Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg.
She was born June 18, 1926, in Barry, to Clarence and Glenna Ray Belts Ratliff. She married Robert Kilpatrick in October 1945 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 1983.
June is survived by a son, Gary Kilpatrick of Abingdon; two granddaughters whom she helped raise, Rachel Helms of Abingdon, and Katherine Okrzesik of Galesburg; three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Nelson, Matthew Helms and Nathan Okrzesik; and a sister, Betty (and Clyde) Boyd of Galesburg.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Dorothy Kilpatrick, Irene Akers and Annabelle Whitney.
She grew up near Barry, and her family moved to Abingdon in 1942, where she resided until moving to Galesburg in 1996. She worked at Blue Bell Manufacturing Co. in Abingdon and later helped other Abingdon families with house duties.
She attended First Church of God in Galesburg.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Abingdon Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Bickel of First Church of God will officiate. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.