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Mildred Ruth Kirby, 85
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Mildred Ruth Kirby, 85, of McMinnville died Wednesday, May 15 at N.H.C. Health Care Center in McMinnville.
She was born Nov. 9, 1927, in White County and was a retired factory worker, a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Christ at Bybee Branch. Mrs. Kirby was preceded in death by parents, Arthur Lane and Dora Ann LaFever Cunningham; husband, Clarence Kirby, Jr.; son, Allan Wayne Kirby; daughter-in-law, Deanna Adcock Kirby; sisters, Beulah Mae Cunningham and Ruby Stockman; and a brother, Kenneth Cunningham.
Survivors include son, Eddie Kirby; daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Troy Sullens; grandchildren, Shelley Wanamaker, Matt Kirby, Chris Sullens, and Carey Mullican; great-grandchildren, Gage, Linley, and Paisley Wanamaker, Kadynce and Alex Kirby, Lexi and London Sullens, and Knox Mullican, sisters Myrtle Lee, Loraine Stone, Lillian Jones, Rowena Caperton, Edna Hill, and Sue Vaughn, and a brother, Arthur Lane Cunningham, Jr.
Funeral service was held Saturday, May 18 in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Tony Lawrence and Wayne Cantrell officiated with interment at Mt. View Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at
24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 22, 2013