Judith Renee Powers Kilby, age 69 of Lansing, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Kilby was born in Ashe County on July 5, 1949 to the late John Staley Powers and Lorene Powers Eller. Mrs. Kilby was of the Presbyterian faith. She was a long time employee of Dr. Summey and Dr. Rector in their dental office. She loved reading and animals and enjoyed quilting, gardening, and flowers. Mrs. Kilby was always a help and companion to her husband Charles and a friend to anyone she met.
Mrs. Kilby is survived by: her husband, Charles Lee Kilby; two daughters, Patricia Fore and husband Kevin of Galax, VA and Susan Kilby of Lansing; also surviving are several cousins.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Tom Vestel. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.
The family respectfully requests no food or flowers please. Memorials may be made to the Ashe Heart Fund, c/o Sandy Roten, P.O. Box 132, Lansing, NC 28643 or the Lansing Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 176, Lansing, NC 28643 or the Ashe Humane Society, P.O. Box 1776, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
You may send and view condolences to the family through our website, www.ashelawn.com. Ashelawn Memorial Chapel and Gardens was entrusted with Mrs. Kilby's arrangements.