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Linda Ruth Kirk

Linda Ruth Kirk

Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Ruth Kirk will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at Liberty Grove Baptist Church, 1071 Harts Bridge Road, Jackson, TN 38301. The family will be receiving friends on June 20th from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., with the funeral service to follow directly at 12:30 p.m.

Mrs. Kirk passed on June 15th, 2012 at the Vanderbilt Hospital from complications of Leukemia.

Service will be conducted by Mrs. Kirk's husband, Rev. Larry Kirk, Rev. Larry Murphy, and close family friend who is like a son, Mr. Anthony Mitchell.

Mrs. Kirk was born on September 7, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Johnnie Miles and Effie Mae Hisaw of Mississippi.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Kirk; her sons, Johnnie Fant Kirk (Janice Miller), Kelly Shannon Kirk and daughter, Tammy Kirk Lynch (Timothy Lynch). She is also survived by her eleven grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louise Miller and Janie Lockhart, and many nieces and nephews.

In her early career, Mrs. Kirk taught Cosmetology. Later, she was a preschool teacher in Smyrna, TN. Mrs. Kirk faithfully served alongside her husband as a passionate Sunday school teacher, a conference leader, and conducted missionary work. When Mrs. Kirk was not serving the Lord, she served as homemaker until the time of her passing.

She was a member of Englewood Baptist Church and also served as "The Church Lady" for the Flamingo Girls Club in Smyrna, TN.

Pallbearers for the service: Mr. Bob Brown, Mr. Joe Casey, Mr. Michael Charles Crane, Mr. Michael Ray Crane, Mr. Chad Ross and Mr. Dwayne Weatherford.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that any contributions be made to The ; Madison County at 664-1084; or to The Gideon Organization at 731-424-7227.

Funeral services will be provided by Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, (731) 424-2424.


Published in The Jackson Sun from June 16 to June 20, 2012
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