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Judy Kirk

(February 13, 1951 – March 9, 2017)

Judy Carol Whitehead Kirk, 66, died Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Union County. She was born February 13, 1951 in New Albany to Willis Raymond Whitehead and Edith Ilene Dorrough Whitehead. She was a devoted wife and loving mother to her children, grandchildren’s ballgames and events. She was a graduate of Ole Miss, a retired teacher from Ingomar Attendance Center, and an active member of Fredonia Baptist Church.

Services will be Sunday March 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Fredonia Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Madison and Rev. Tommy Wilder officiating. Burial will be at Martin Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her husband, Rickey Kirk; a daughter, Leah Byrd (Richard) of Ingomar; two sons, Andy Kirk (Dana) of Fulton and Adam Kirk (Emory) of Ripley; three sisters, Sara Weeden, Wanda Gaines (Rickey), and Karen Smith (Rex) all of New Albany; a sister-in-law, LoAnn Jordan (Billy) of Pontotoc; a special cousin, Beverly Bailey Garriga of Acworth, GA; two special aunts, Bernice Whitehead and Jeanette Jones (Galloway); and eight grandchildren, Macy Kirk, Adrian Steward, Weston Byrd, Graci Laird, Cadie Jo Byrd, Mattie Ruth Kirk, Jase Walker Byrd, and Mary Ford Kirk.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her in-laws Loin and Anna Lee Kirk; and a brother-in-law, Gerald Weeden.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 4-8 PM at United Funeral Service and Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 2-3 at Fredonia Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Clayton, Melvin Dorrough, Sammy Dowdy, Coach Charlie Neal Huffstatler, Trey Jolly, David Jolly, and Peyton Jolly.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Kenneth Clayton Sunday School Class and Ingomar Class of 1969.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Fredonia Baptist Church Children’s Building Fund. 1616 CR 86, New Albany, MS 38652.
For online condolences please visit


MAR 11. 04:00 PM – 08:00 PM

United Funeral Service, Inc.

700 Highway 15 South

New Albany, MS, US, 38652


MAR 12. 03:00 PM

Fredonia Baptist Church

New Albany, MS, US, 38652

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