Lorene Kirk, 80, died at 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday,
Sept. 29, 1999, in the Fair Acres Nursing Home in
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the
First Christian Church in Sesser, with Brother Dan
Williams and Brother Shannon Bopp officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the
First Christian Church in Sesser, and after 9 a.m.
until time of service Saturday in the church.
The Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is in charge
Mrs. Kirk was born on May 9, 1919, in Perry
County, the daughter of Joe and Nettie (Span) Thompson.
She was married to William (Bud) Kirk on Jan. 7, 1937
in Jefferson County. He survives.
She worked at Kirk's Flowers in Sesser.
In addition to her husband Bud, she is survived by
three sons, William P. Kirk and wife Paula of Sesser,
Danny L. Kirk and wife Diana of Sesser, Bob Kirk of Sesser;
three daughters, Patsy Dickey and husband Wesley of Sesser,
Paula Wilkerson of Goreville, Judy Eckels and husband
Richard of Sesser; ten grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews; one sister, Alvena Dagler of
Cape Girardeau, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter,
seven sisters and one brother.
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman