Janice Marie Pope Kirkin(1931 - 2013)

Janice Marie Pope Kirklin

Merritt Island, FL

Janice Marie Pope Kirklin, age 82, died at her home, in the midst of loved ones Wednesday, October 30, 2013.

Born January 26, 1931, in Birmingham, Alabama, Jan later met her forever sweetheart Joe (William Joseph Kirklin) at Livingston College and married him a few years later. They began with a relationship of teamwork, selflessness, and caring, and instilled these values in their family and everyone they encountered. Jan and Joe have been married 61 years and led family and friends all their years together even while moving from Alabama, to California, and then to Florida where they have lived since 1959. Jan has been a school teacher, home maker, and for the last 20+ years she has been the President of the family owned business, Winner Auto Center.

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Funeral Home

Wylie-Baxley Merritt Island Funeral Home
1360 N Courtenay Pkwy Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321) 452-6565

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Nov. 1, 2013