Phyllis Kirkland Thirsk was born on May 4, 1937, in Andalusia, Ala. On Oct. 13, 1956, Phyllis Kirkland became Phyllis Kirkland Thirsk and a Floridian for the next, almost 58 years.
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Phyllis is survived by husband, Charles; sons, Stan and Randall; daughter, Teresa and husband Ted Johnson; and daughter, Beverly Yost. Phyllis is also survived by grandchildren, Trish Trowburst, Chris Thornton, Jamie Johnson, Jennifer Weaver, Charles Thirsk and partner Cora Martin; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 11 a.m., at the Family of Faith Community Church at 428 N.E. Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The Rev. Charles Sansom Sr. will conduct the service.
Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com.
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on June 18, 2014
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113 Racetrack Road Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547