- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 5 May 1999.
PILKINGTON , FLOSSIE IRENE - age 88, of Maryville, passed away Monday morning, May 3, 1999 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Worth Pilkington ; parents, William Riley and Melissa Borden; brothers, John, Harold, Ben and Lon Borden; sisters, Lucy Green, Maggie Dill and Minnie Henderson. Survivors: son, with whom she made her home, Luther Pilkington of Maryville; sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Sue Pilkington of Vestal, "Chubby" and Unavee Pilkington , Herman and Margaret Pilkington , all of Maryville; daughters and sons-in-law, Lillian "Cotton" and Harry Burchfield of Maryville, Irene and Rev. James Deaton of Lenoir City, Lois and Reece Millsaps of Vonore, Beulah and Rev. Jack Palmer of Lenoir City, Lula and Oscar Johnson of Lenoir City; 33 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Borden of Greenback; special friend and niece, Sue Brown of Maryville; several other nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 1999 at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe County, with Rev. James Deaton and Rev. Jack Palmer officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 982-6041.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 41782887).