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Edith P. Kilby

October 15, 1917 - February 17, 2015
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1195 Firetower Road
Colora, MD `21917
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Colora, MD `21917
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Edith P. Kilby, 97, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Born October 15, 1917 in Helton, NC, Edith was the third of eight children of the late Charles Bradley Pennington and Frances Emily (Littlewood) Pennington. She moved with her family to Harford County in 1920 and graduated from Bel Air HighContinue Reading

Lee Pennington left a message on February 27, 2015:
Aunt Edith was a very special lady! She always shared memories of family and could tell you birthdates of all her grandchildren!! She loved family history and could tell you story after story of times gone by. What a treasure she was to all of us. She was so filled with life and never seemed to grow old. She never knew a stranger and treated everyone as family. We loved her laugh and the twinkle in her eyes as she shared her experiences and memories. She was one of our special aunts and we loved her so much and will miss her tremendously. Lee and Carol Pennington
Lauren Balderston left a message on February 23, 2015:
Grandma Kilby, you'll be missed. I have such fond memories of spending time with Amanda at your home. I still can hear you telling us stories, such as the The Elephant's Child, and always just being such a sweet and lovely lady. My condolences to the family, you're in my thoughts and prayers at this time.
Mark Stike left a message on February 23, 2015:
I am reminded of many fond memories on this occasion of Mrs. Kilby as my 3rd grade teacher at Rising Sun Elementary School. I do recall her kindness, and interest in me as a person and my success as a student. My heartfelt condolences to her family at this time and may God bless you all.
Mary McCleary left a message on February 20, 2015:
I first met Mrs. Kilby at Perryville Elementary school. She was so pleasant. I just loved her smile and her distinct laughter. Later on, she and I would compete at the Cecil County Fair's Best Dressed Vegetable catergory. When I saw her yellow crook-neck squash dressed up, I knew I had steep competition. We always had a good laugh about our blue ribbons! May God wrap his arms around the Kilby family, and comfort them during this difficult time. With deepest sympathies, Mary McCleary and husband Neal
Michael Collins left a message on February 20, 2015:
Edith and I were friends. We first met at a gathering of the Country Thyme Garden Club and our mutual love of plants cemented our friendship. Her home, both inside and out, quietly spoke of her skills as a grower of both ornamentals and vegetables. An afternoon at her home spent under the large shading trees at a garden club event Edith so willingly hosted remains one of my fondest memories. She was funny, kind, smart, and generous. Edith and I were friends, and I am the better man for it.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Walt & Jane Wassmer left a message on February 20, 2015:
We send our sincere condolences to the Kilby family. We fondly remember Edith for the many good memories she gave us, her kind nature, her lovely smile, and the inspiration she gave everyone. May God Bless and keep her in his care. Here is a Poem for Edith and her family. ANGELS by Jane Wassmer ANGELS LOVE US EVERYDAY ANGELS TEACH US HOW TO PRAY ANGELS HOLD US IN THEIR WINGS ANGELS TEACH US HOW TO SING ANGELS MAKE THE BELLS OF LIFE RING ANGELS ARE NEVER FAR AWAY ANGELS ARE HERE TO STAY
carol cole left a message on February 20, 2015:
So sorry for the loss of a wonderful woman whom was loved by many.I had the pleasure of babysitting many of her grandchildren for many years,i can remember bringing them to her home to swim or to leave one or two with her.Always a pleasure talking with her wherever i would see her,such a sweetheart.To her family i want to say what a pleasure it has always been with your family over the years.I so wanted to attend sevices but have been sick and wont be able to attend,but i am feeling better .Take Care to all of you Love Carol Cole feb.19,2015
Kathy Young Davis left a message on February 20, 2015:
All of my life I heard about relatives in Pennsylvania and Maryland from my father Gaither Young and his siblings, the children of Jennie Kilby Young. Living in California I was not able to meet many of them. During my last trip in 2013 I was able to meet Aunt Edith. What a joy and amazing visit. She was sharp as a tack and a wonderful hostess. Wish I could have spent more time with her. My condolences to you all on the loss of such a treasured soul.
Lynda Lieske left a message on February 19, 2015:
What a great lady! We all have great memories of her & will miss her. <3
Melissa Copenhaver left a message on February 19, 2015:
She was a very impressive woman who per her grandson Brendon had a great memory. I mentioned to him a couple years ago to ask her if she remembered when I came to the house with two broken wrists and he said he was sure she would remember. I was 15 when that happened and am now 67! She raised a good family and I know they will miss her greatly.
Barbara ( Young) Orsag left a message on February 19, 2015:
So very sorry on the loss of mother & grandmother. Aunt Edith was an amazing lady. So gifted in so many ways. I enjoyed reading & hearing her many memories. The world has lost a treasure. My sympathies are with you.
Kevin and Judy Johnson left a message on February 19, 2015:
Please pass along our condolences to the Kilby family and friends. All of our family have fond memories of the farm and all the members of the family. Unfortunately, we are out of the area and will not be able to attend the services for this wonderful woman. Thoughts and prayers to all of the family from the Kevin and Judy Johnson family.
Bethany Johnson left a message on February 19, 2015:
I have very fond memories as a child spending time on the Kilby farm. Growing up across the street and being involved in 4-H and friends with the Kilby children (grandchildren). I remember spending a good amount of time running around the farm, riding Misty, getting cookie dough from Mrs. Kilby's refrigorator...My prayers are with all of the family at this time of loss. Bethany Johnson
Naomi Young Anders left a message on February 19, 2015:
Aunt Edith was a treasured member of my extended family. I always loved visiting with her when I returned from Florida. I am so sorry for the family and will miss Aunt Edith so much. Much Love,Naomi Anders, Niece
Kathie Lowman left a message on February 19, 2015:
Grandma Kilby was a wonderful kind lady. She will be dearly missed by many who loved her. I am so glad I was able to know her. I loved the great stories she would tell about her life.
Spencer Elmore/Bettie Foell left a message on February 18, 2015:
My Sister Bettie and I would like to extend our heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the entire family at the loss of Edith. She was a much admired and lovely lady, and one who will be sadly missed by all.
Mary Corddry left a message on February 18, 2015:
I always, from way back, thought Edith was a very impressive lady, and her obit begins to tell why. Mary Corddry.
Cathy & Mike Kirby left a message on February 18, 2015:
Rick & Gloria, our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your mother and mother-in-law. I only met her once, but you could feel the love she had for her family.God needed another angel and called her home.
Susan South left a message on February 18, 2015:
Thoughts and prayers out to the Kilby family. Edith was an extraordinary lady and will be deeply missed by all.
Alfred and Ida Workman left a message on February 18, 2015:
Our thoughts are with your family at this time. We certainly always enjoyed being with your family at the many farm functions in which we were involved. We miss those days. She was a wonderful woman.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Charlotte Workman Parks left a message on February 18, 2015:
Mrs. Kilby was such a kind person. I will always remember her cheerfulness and laughter. My prayers for comfort offered by GOD's grace to her family. The love, determination, thoughtfulness, and goodness that Mrs. Kilby shared as part of her life is certainly evident in her family's legacy. With many sincere thoughts, Charlotte Workman Parks, Willow Springs MO
Diane Thompson left a message on February 18, 2015:
Heartfelt sympathy to all of the Kilby family. Edith was a true blessing to everyone who knew her.. A woman filled with grace and love for God, family, friends and those in need. I am so thankful that I was blest to have had her in my life. Rest in peace my dear friend.
Karen Sarrafian left a message on February 18, 2015:
Edith, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother! I lost mine 8 years ago, too. So sad! Your many memories will get you through in time!
Elaine Lawrence left a message on February 18, 2015:
Dear Gloria, Our condolences to Rick, you, and the rest of the Family. God Bless You, and the entire Family. Elaine and Ed Lawrence
Henrietta McCroskey left a message on February 18, 2015:
Edith, my thoughts and heart are with you. I know you will miss her terribly. Henrietta
Glenda Berczik left a message on February 18, 2015:
What a dear sweet lady always trying to help others. I remember taking food from her own freezer because someone was in need of food. The Lord has received a lovely loving person. Prayers and blessings for the family.
Peggy Mucklo left a message on February 17, 2015:
To all of Mrs. Kilby’s family, my heartfelt condolences. Thank you, Emily, for your email updates that allowed me to vicariously share in the activities and accomplishments of your mother over the past year. Mrs. Kilby was a fine lady, and my life has been enriched by having known her. ----Peggy Mucklo
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