Mary P. Kirkley, 82, of Linton, passed away at 11:13 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital
Born Dec. 26, 1921 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Edward E. and Hygia (Frye) Wells. She married Robert E. Kirkley on Nov. 8, 1938. He preceded her in death on July 17, 1999.
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of God, Linton.
Survivors include: two sons, Herbert Kirkley of Linton and Leroy Kirkley of Bloomfield; two daughters, Eva White Cain and Violet Lake, both of Solsberry; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Iva Wells and Jean Litz, both of Bloomfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son Robert Kirkley, Jr. killed in action in the Vietnam War, one brother Russell Wells, and two brothers and five sisters in infancy.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton with the Rev. Cletus Bough officiating. Burial will be at Newark Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.