Kirby Breland McHenry, age, 81, of Gautier, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Mobile, AL. She was born August 5, 1940 in Wiggins, MS and graduated in 1958 from Wiggins High School. In 1962, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from University of Southern Mississippi. Mrs. McHenry taught at Pascagoula High School for 26 years and was a long-time member of First Baptist Church in Pascagoula. She is preceded in death by her parents, Vollen Durward Breland and Esta Lee Breland. Kirby is survived by her husband of 58 years, Donald McHenry, Gautier; daughter, Kimber Ritchie (Garland), Mobile, AL; son, Don McHenry, Jr. (Kay), Spanish Fort, AL; 5 grandchildren, Laura and Emily Ritchie, Breland, Ellie and Price McHenry; sister, Linda Dale (Bert); brother, Tyrone Breland (Carol); numerous other relatives and great friends. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 5:00-7:00pm, at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. Due to the concerns of COVID and keeping everyone safe, facial masks and social distancing will be encouraged. Graveside Service will be Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, 11:00am, at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, MS-29, Wiggins, MS. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Pascagoula Sewing Ministry in her memory. You may send condolences to her family or share a memory of her on the Tribute Wall of www.obryantokeefe.com
Published by Mississippi Press from Jan. 13 to Jan. 16, 2022.