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Kathleen Gallion Kirkpatrick, 88, of Petersburg, died on November 5, 2018. Born in Victoria, Virginia, she and her six brothers were raised by the late George (Fatie) and Vesta Gallion.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, John Cyrus Kirkpatrick Jr.; daughter, Robin Kirkpatrick; and five brothers, George, Charles, Johnny, Ben, and Jimmy Gallion.
She was a talented actress, singer, and artist, a devoted member of Christ & Grace Episcopal Church Choir, an educator, and a creative, vibrant, beautiful force of life. She will be missed immensely.
She is survived by daughter, Georgia Kasper and her husband, Shane, of Richmond; and son, Bard Kirkpatrick and his wife, Wendy, of Richmond; grandchildren, Rachel Kirkpatrick of Raleigh, NC, Tanner Kirkpatrick of Richmond, Gus Kasper and Miles Kasper of King William; and a brother, Lewis Gallion and his wife, Norma, of Lynchburg; as well as several nieces and nephews and close friends.
A celebration of her life is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Christ and Grace Episcopal Church in Petersburg, with a reception to follow in Lackey Hall. The Reverend Robin Teasley will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Kathleen's long and full life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ and Grace Episcopal Church at 1545 South Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Virginia 23805.
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Published in The Progress-Index from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2018.
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November 9, 2020
I sure miss calling her on the phone and saying hi she was such a awesome person her and her husband will always remember her and him and all the words of wisdom that she shared R.I.p
November 15, 2018
Georgia and Bart so sorry for your lost of your mother prayers to the family she was a very nice person I will always remember her it was a joy knowing her and working for her.I won't be attending her funeral I will remember her the last time I had visited her.But my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Patsy Edwards
November 12, 2018
November 11, 2018
God be with her family,she will be sorely missed.
Robert@jana Bryant
November 10, 2018
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Ray and Susan
Raymond Kasper
November 10, 2018
My dear friend you will be greatly missed. Your huge laugh, humour, style, soprano voice and elegance will never be forgotten!
Patrick D. McCoy
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