Dateline: September 26, 2002
services for Carrie L. Kirkland, age 89, were held at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, September 23, 2002, at N.S. Griggs and Sons Chapel in Amarillo
with Wyley Chaney and Jacky Martin officiating.
Burial was held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2002, at Rowe
Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of N.S. Griggs and Sons Funeral
Directors in Amarillo.
Kirkland died September 19, 2002, in Amarillo.
She was born on October 12, 1912, at Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
She married Curtis Kirkland at Lakeview in January 1934.
She owned and operated her farm at Hedley.
She enjoyed driving the tractor, plowing, planting, etc.
She also worked at a sheet factory in Memphis for several years
starting in 1961. She moved
to Amarillo in 1980. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of
was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Kirkland, in May 1978.
include four daughters, Georgia Forkner and Joan Wagner, both of Amarillo,
Joyce Walter and husband, Walt, of Amarillo, and Barbara Escamilla and
husband, Froy, of San Antonio; two sons, Cleo Kirkland and wife, Judy, of
Panhandle, and James Kirkland of Clarendon; two sisters, Patsy Newsom of
Meridian, California; and Venita Wortham of Live Oak, California; thirteen
grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren.
may be made to Crown of Texas Hospice or to Make a Wish.
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