Doris Kirkland, 86, Culver, passed away at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Millers Merry Manor of Culver.
On May 7, 1931, Doris was born in Covington County, Ala. to Jesse and Emma Lee Pate Whiddon.
Doris and Robert B. Kirkland Jr. were married on April 17, 1948 in Columbus, Georgia. They shared 65 years of life’s adventures. Sadly Robert died on Jan. 7, 2013.
Doris is lovingly remembered by two daughters: Nancy Cannon and husband Charles of Leiters Ford, Robin Minix and husband Mark of Kewanna; a son, Leslie Kirkland, of Winamac; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; a sister, Frances Parker, of Columbus, GA; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Doris in death are her parents, husband, son Bobby Kirkland in 2001, daughter-in-law Shari Kirkland in 2012, great granddaughter Elsie Ringer, and four sisters: Helen, Bettie Ruth ”Bebe,” Shirley and infant Madie.