Elizabeth Perkins VanKirk (1932 - 2013)

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Elizabeth Perkins VanKirk 81 of Fort Valley died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her home.

Services will be private.

Mrs. VanKirk was born in Pittsburgh, PA on January 2, 1932, the daughter of the late Charles and Elma Perkins Pickering. She was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was active in many church and community activities where she lived in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Mrs. VanKirk is survived by her husband, Dr. James K. VanKirk of Fort Valley; two sons, James K. VanKirk, Jr. of Maine and Robert S. VanKirk of Texas; three daughters, Katherine Storm of Pennsylvania, Rebecca Neslund of Alaska, and Margaret Reneslacis of Georgia; a sister, Jane Beering of Indiana; 19 grandchildren.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2013