Kennesaw State University mourns loss of student

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(The following is the obituary provided by Clark Funeral Home from the Kilgore family.)  …

Georgia (Oct 15, 2013) — (The following is the obituary provided by Clark Funeral Home from the Kilgore family.)

Kimberly “Kimmie” Faith Kilgore, age 21 of Dallas, Ga., passed away suddenly on Friday, October 11, 2013.  She was born December 17, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga.  Kimmie was a student at Kennesaw State University and a wonderful daughter and friend.

She is survived by her parents, Preston & Becky Kilgore of Dallas, Ga.; sisters, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Kilgore & Marlea Kilgore of Dallas, Ga.; best friend, Shannon Stone of Woodstock, Ga.; grandparents, Joyce Holloway of Moultrie, Ga., and Charles & Juanita Kilgore of Moultrie, Ga.; great-grandparents, Charlotte Kilgore of Moultrie, Ga., James & Jean Duncan of Fayetteville, N.C., and Leona Reddock of Moultrie, Ga.; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. at West Ridge Church in Dallas, Ga., with Pastor Gene Evans and Pastor Mark Evans officiating. (The body will lie-in-state at the church from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.).  Interment will follow in Peaceful Meadows Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 4-8 p.m.  

Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, Ga., is in charge of arrangements. (


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit