Renie Parrish Kilpatrick

Published 6:03 pm Friday, December 1, 2017

Renie Parrish Kilpatrick, 91, a resident of Greenville, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 after an extended illness. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Dunklin Daniels Funeral Home in Greenville.  A graveside service will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Evergreen at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Tim Skipper and Rev. Nathan Skipper officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Kilpatrick was born in Dottelle, Ala. in Monroe County, Ala. on March 1, 1926. She graduated as valedictorian from Excel High School. She spent most of her adult life in Evergreen, Ala. and later in Greenville, Ala. She is preceded in death by her parents Ernest Eugene and Cora Mae Parrish; son: Dr. Michael O. Kilpatrick, grandson: James Gunter Kilpatrick and sister: Dorothy Parrish. She is survived by her husband of 74 years: Ben Kilpatrick of Greenville, Ala; son: Mitchell Kilpatrick (Joanne) of Montgomery, Ala.; daughter: Patricia  Skipper (Tim) of Greenville, Ala.,  brother: Billy Parrish of Dottelle, Ala.; eight grandchildren: Michael O. Kilpatrick, Jr. (Jennifer) of Stanardsville, Va.; Andrew Kilpatrick of Auburn, Ala., Matthew Kilpatrick of Auburn, Ala., Marianne Gamper (Tommy) of Prattville, Ala., Kate Clemens (Jeremy) of Pike Road, Ala., Nathan Skipper (Leah) of Greenville, Ala., Patrick Skipper (Lacey) of Greenville, Ala. and Laura Skipper of Greenville, Ala.; 13 great-grandchildren: Sarah Kilpatrick, James Kilpatrick, Savannah Clemens, Hensly Clemens, Harper Clemens, Alan Gamper, Ben Gamper, Eden Skipper, Logan Skipper, Micah Skipper, Natalie Skipper, Sarah Catherine Skipper and John Patrick Skipper.

Mrs. Kilpatrick was a member of First Baptist Church, Greenville, Ala. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family. Pallbearers are Michael Kilpatrick, Drew Kilpatrick, Matthew Kilpatrick, Nathan Skipper, Patrick Skipper, Tommy Gamper and Jeremy Clemens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Greenville First Baptist Church Organ Fund.

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