Joan Ramey Kilgore, 70

Joan Ramey Kilgore, 70 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at Pikeville Medical Center. Joan was a homemaker and a member of the Little Beaver Creek Church of Christ. She was born December 24, 1952 in Pikeville, KY to the late Carmen Ramey and Edna Breeding Ramey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Carmen Ramey, Jr., a sister; Joyce Styles and a nephew; Terry Harris.

Joan is survived by her husband, Benny S. Kilgore of Elkhorn City, KY; two daughters, Angie (James) Rowe of Elkhorn City, KY and Kelly (Brandon) McGaughey of Lawrenceburg, KY; three step-sons, Steve (Gloria) Kilgore of Pikeville, KY, Dan Kilgore of Moundsville, WV & John (Shaundra) Kilgore of Leesburg, FL; ten grandchildren, Jami Rowe, Jamison Rowe, Aiden McGaughey, Riley McGaughey, Walker Kilgore, Ciara Kilgore, Harley Kilgore, John Kilgore, Mason Kilgore & Caleb Kilgore; and three great-grandchildren, Kinsley Richardson, Jonah Rowe & Tyson Kilgore.

She is also survived by three sisters, Janice Wright of Petersburg, MI, Judy Koci of Richmond, VA & Jacqueline Ramey of Dandridge, TN.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.


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    TO: Joan Ramey Kilgore family, Janice, Judy and Jackie.
    I’m so sorry to hear of Joan’s passing.
    I would love to see or hear form you all.
    Cousin: Lois BreedingCassell (84 years old)
    8708 East Kenyon Drie
    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520) 886-80-84

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