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Phyllis Wright Kirkland

December 24, 1942 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 76)


Phyllis Wright Kirkland, age 76 , of Adrian, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Services will be held on at 3:00PM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at First United Methodist Church of Dublin. The family will receive friends from 1:30PM until service hour at the church. Dr. Bob Williams and Rev. Barry Giddens will officiate. Burial will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, KY.

Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the First United Methodist Church Progressive Sunday School Class.

Born in Lexington, KY, Phyllis was the daughter of the late John Ward Wright and the late Pietertje Smits Wright.  She graduated from the University of Kentucky where she was a charter member of the Delta Gamma Sorority and an avid Wildcat fan. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dublin, GA, where she faithfully attended the Progressive Sunday School Class. Mrs. Kirkland was a retired registered Dietician working many dedicated years with Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin Internal Medicine, and the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David C. Kirkland, Sr., and sister, Patty Greer.

Survivors include her son, David Kirkland (Susan), of Moultrie, GA; daughters, Sarah Hutcheson (Daniel), of Soperton, and Ethel Hagans, of Adrian; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Kirkland Barber (Taylor), and Camille Kirkland, both of Moultrie, Courtney Hutcheson Garner (Caleb) and Mallory Hutcheson, both of Soperton, Phyllis Hagans and Jack Hagans, both of Adrian, and Tanner Posey, of Soperton; and sister, Mary Frances Pack, of Louisville, KY.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions made in her memory to Keep Dublin-Laurens Beautiful, 1101-L Hillcrest Parkway, PMB #234, Dublin, GA 31021. 

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October 16, 2019

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
305 West Gaines Street
Dublin, GA 31021

Funeral Service
October 16, 2019

3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
305 West Gaines Street
Dublin, GA 31021

Graveside Service
October 18, 2019

2:00 PM
Lexington Cemetery
833 West Main Street
Lexington, KY 40508


Keep Dublin - Laurens Beautiful
1101-L Hillcrest Pkwy, PMB 235, Dublin GA 31021

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