SHELBY COUNTY TODAY 08/20/2010

Kathrine “Kathy” (Sherrod) Wilburn, age 69 of Vidor passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2010 .

Services will be 3pm Sunday, August 22, 2010 , Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jacob Casey, Bro. Lamar Denby & Bro. Jesse Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at West Hamilton Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Visitation will be Saturday, 3pm to 8pm at Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas .

She was born September 14, 1940 in Shelby County to parents, Burnis Wright & Anna Lee (Andrews) Sherrod. She was a member of the Caney Creek Open Door Church in Vidor. Mrs. Wilburn worked for Vidor High School for 32 years where she was the Cafeteria manager.

She is preceded in death by her parents, B.W. & Anna Sherrod,
Husband, Kenneth Wilburn, Son, Randall Wilburn and an infant brother.

She is survived by: Husband, Willard Philmon, Sr. of Vidor.  Son, Ralph Wilburn & wife, Melissa of Vidor.  Sister, Bonnie Kaemmerling & husband, David of Lufkin.
Granddaughter, April Rene’ Wilburn of Livingston, LA.  Step Granddaughter, Summer Nichole Lewis of Carthage, Mississippi.  1 Great Grandson, Greg Harper, Jr.
4 Step-Children: Willard Philmon, Jr. & wife, Glenda of Vidor. Mark Philmon, Sr. & wife, Pete of Vidor.  Lynette Shafer & husband, Robert of Buna.  Roy Philmon of Orange.
Step Grandchildren:  Mark “Corky” Philmon, Jr. of Vidor, Nickie Philmon, Kayla Reed, Billy Woodward.. Numerous other relatives, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and friends.  Special pet, her dog named Sassy.

You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center , TX. 
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY

THIS IS DAUGHTER OF BURNIS WRIGHT SHERROD, S/O ETHAN ALLEN SHERROD AND AENA MELVINA SAMFORD, D/O SIMON ZERAH SAMFORD AND HANNAH ELIZABETH SNIDER. submitted by Dennis Gurley