Monday, May 30, 1921 - Thursday, June 25, 2015
Mr. J.C. Kirkland of Dothan passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at his home. He was 94.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Whitaker Methodist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family request that you honor Mr. Kirkland's memory with donations to the Central Baptist Church Missions Fund, 1812 Honeysuckle Road, Dothan, AL 36305.
Mr. Kirkland was born May 30, 1921 in Henry County to the late Jackson Bartow Kirkland and Pammie Delonie Smith Kirkland. He was a proud veteran in the Army Air Corps and served honorably in WWII. Mr. Kirkland was a member of Central Baptist Church in Dothan. He loved Nascar and was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Oree Skipper Kirkland; son, Jimmy Smith; granddaughter, Joni Varney; grandson, Rex Smith and twelve siblings all preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Kirkland Stefin (Al), Dothan; two grandchildren: Amanda Stefin and Matt Stefin; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.