Billie Kay Kirkland

Billie Kay Kirkland

1944 - 2021

Billie Kay Kirkland, 76, of Napa, California went home to be with her Lord on the morning of February 3, 2021. She passed away peacefully at her home holding hands with Larry Dean Kirkland, her husband of 62 years.

Born in The Dalles, Oregon on February 29, 1944, Billie Kay was always a proud Oregonian though she lived most of her life in Vallejo and Napa Valley. She met her husband as a young girl in Vallejo and they married on July 23rd, 1958 in Napa where they would live for the remainder of her life.

Billie Kay devoted her life to her faith and her family. She was a born caretaker and lived for those she loved from her three children, five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren to the many people she welcomed into her home and heart throughout her life.

She was an active member of First Christian Church for more than 30 years, spending countless hours decorating the church, teaching Sunday school and supporting God's work in her community and beyond.

She was predeceased by her son, Brent Dean Kirkland; granddaughter, Candace Davison Redman; and parents, Jane and Wallace Mather.

Billie Kay is survived by her husband, Larry Dean Kirkland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Christine Davison (Kevin) of Bend, Oregon and Debi Johnson (Robert) of Napa, California; four grandchildren, Jeanette King (Jud), Michael Kirkland Doyle (Rachael), Kevin Christopher Davison, and Stephanie Holliday (Chris) and ten great grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Rich Mather (Pauline) and niece Dawn Moriarty (Simon) of Coventry, UK. She also leaves behind many other family members and friends who will miss her greatly.

No funeral services will be held, but Billie Kay will be laid to rest at Skyview Memorial Lawn in Vallejo, California next to her dear son, Brent.


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Published by Napa Valley Register on Feb. 11, 2021.
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A special lady! Will be missed by her many friends at First Christian! My sympathy to the family
JEanette ott
February 26, 2021
Great memories of our past friendship.
Brian and Charla Murray
February 15, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. We are so sorry for your loss we enjoyed many lunches and wonderful Bible conversations at Chardonnay golf club she will be missed
David and Lynne Adams
February 15, 2021
Billie Kay, was a great friend, she loved her husband,children and grandchildren, we enjoyed many trips with them, some great times with their family, and she will surely be missed.
Marlynn Acord
February 13, 2021
She was a wonderful giving person who was a very faithful friend and mimi.. She loved her Lord unashamedly and was never afraid to share about Him.. We are thankful that she opens her home to our family in time of need and then again to her our son make it through school.. she will be miss so much .. Thank you Billie for giving of yourself we are lives that will forever be touched.. Thank you.. see you soon and kiss my mom.. love you..
Coco Lynn and the boys..
February 12, 2021
I'm sorry for your loss. Your Mom is in heaven. She will be miss.
Lorraine and Bob Raper
February 11, 2021
I loved Billie so much!!! We had many great conversations over the years. I was her grocery clerk at Vallergas for years. She always brightened my day with her witty, honest, sense if humor and thoughts. Billie's candor, her views on life, and personal, heartfelt, opinions and advice will be with me always. I will truly miss her mischievous smile and twinkly eyes
Molly Towey
February 11, 2021