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Elizabeth A. Kilby

LTC USAF Elizabeth A. Kilby was born in Ash County, North Carolina on 1/16/1932 and died 11/30/2015. Libby is survived by lifelong friend, Terry Emma. She is also survived by brothers, Thomas C. Kilby and his wife Shirley and Bill S. Kilby and his wife Bereta, and by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents Rosco and Eula Kilby, sisters Beatrice Grace Short, Delra F. Mitcham, and Mabel D. Kilby. She had many friends in High Springs, Alachua and Homestead, Florida and a very special friend in High Springs, Margie Heron. June 19, 1948 graduated Bel-Air High School, Maryland. January 1949 she was in the Alpha Iota Sorority, Goldey Commercial College, Delaware. April 1950 enlisted in the United States Air Force. January 1957 Class 1957-B, Officer Candidate School, San Antonio, Texas. June 1957 commissioned Second Lieutenant, San Antonio, Texas. When promoted to Captain she was a Squadron Commander of the Seventh Squadron. After that assignment, she went from active duty to active reserve. In March 1961 she started with the Interstate Commerce Commission and eventually became their first female agent. After over thirty years of military service, both overseas and stateside, she retired as a Lieutenant Colonel USAF. The family would like to thank Dr. Quillen of Shands Hospital, E. T. York Haven Hospice in Gainesville and Plantation Oaks Memory Unit staff in High Springs for their compassion and excellent care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to E. T. York Haven Hospice in Gainesville, Plantation Oaks Memory Unit, High Springs, or Wounded Warriors. Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday December 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., at the Milam Funeral Home Chapel in Newberry, Fl. In memory of Libby please wear casual attire or the colors of your favorite team.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!