Mrs. Nannie Mae Agnew Kilgore, the daughter of the late O.B. and Emma Bruster Agnew, was born in Greenville County, South Carolina, on May 21, 1928, quietly gained her Heavenly wings on November 3, 2019, at her home for over 50 years.
After the untimely deaths of her parents, she was raised by her uncle and aunt, Lewis and Mamie Agnew Anderson of Simpsonville, South Carolina, and was the only surviving member of her immediate family.
She joined the Rocky Creek Baptist Church at an early age, but united with New Pilgrim Baptist Church after her marriage, where she served as a Deaconess, New Pilgrim Choir member, and served on the Usher Board until her health declined.
She was a retired dietician at J. Healthcare in Simpsonville, and was a breast cancer survivor for over twenty years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cornell; a brother, O.B. Agnew; a daughter, Dora K. Norris; and a granddaughter raised in the home, Kristy Kilgore.
She leaves to cherish many fond memories, two daughters, Betty K. Sweeney (Earl) and Mamie K. Dendy (William) of Simpsonville, SC; four sons, Cornell W. Kilgore, Jr (Miriam) of Fountain Inn, SC, Robert W. Kilgore (Barbara), Benny Kilgore (Angela), and Willie Kilgore all of Simpsonville, SC; a son- in -law, Fred Norris of Simpsonville, SC; fourteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
A powerful legacy lead by Her God – Fearing faith.
She was a very quiet person and was loved by many that affectionately called her, Mama and Granny and will be missed by her four generations of family and friends.