KATHLEEN KILZER Obituary – April 16, 1941 – Dec. 24, 2020


Kathleen Matthews Kilzer, 79, of Henderson passed away Dec. 24, 2020 at the home of her daughter.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Monday at Shackelford Funeral Directors Crook Avenue Chapel with Bro. Ken Frye officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Springs Cemetery. The family received friends at the Crook Avenue Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Sunday.
She was born April 16, 1941 in Chester County, the daughter of the late Henry and Lela Moore Matthews. She attended school in Chester County and in 1961 married to William Frank Kilzer. They made their home in Chester County most of their married life, in the Wilson School Community. She had worked for a period of time at Cynede Plastic in Jackson and was a homemaker since 1987.  
She was a member of the Pleasant Springs Methodist Church and most recently attended Faith Fellowship Church.
She is survived by two sons, Andy (Mary) Kilzer and Ben (Kayce) Kilzer, all of Henderson; four daughters, Elaine (Ruben) Patterson, Deborah (Darryl) Thomas, Linda (Joe) Granger, all of Henderson and Brenda (Patrick) Richardson of Lexington; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jimmy Matthews of Henderson and Sam Matthews of Byron, Ga., and one sister, Carolyn Rouse of Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Frank Kilzer, Oct. 8, 2013, three brothers, Billy Matthews, Danny Joe Matthews and Tony Matthews; and three sisters, Barbara Grimes, Arlene Matthews and Brenda Matthews.