Mrs. Kirby died on Monday, October 22, 2007, at 5:50 p.m. at her residence.
Mrs. Kirby was born November 17, 1914, in Trigg County. She was the daughter of the late Coss and Selenna Brandon Watkins.
Mrs. Kirby was a childcare giver, and was a member of the Rocky Ridge Missionary Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elgean Kirby.
Survivors include a son, Gene Kirby of Trigg County; two daughters, Mary B. Jones of Cadiz and Martha K. Ladd of Trigg County; three sisters-in-law, Arvelious Watkins, Vivian Watkins and Rose Watkins all of Indianapolis, Ind.; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Brooks Haven Memorial Funeral Home in Hopkinsville was in charge of all the arrangements.