HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Deloris Jean Thomas Kirk, 78 of Huntington, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday August 1, 2012 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington.
Born November 26, 1933, in Logan, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Thomas. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Albert Gene Kirk; two brothers, Marvin “Sonny” Thomas and Walter “Buddy” Thomas; two sisters, Betty Lou Thomas and Carrie Bell Perez and one stepgrandson, Joey Taylor.
Deloris was a graduate of Chapmanville High School and worked for Logan Manufacturing, G.C. Murphy Five and Dime and Genie Inc. where she retired. She served the Lord since age 13 and was well known in the community as a soloist.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Brenda (Tim) DeHaven of Huntington; two sons, Richard (Fran) Kirk of Barboursville and Tim (Marie) Kirk of Hamlin; three sisters, Lillian Hainer of Chapmanville, Ollie Coker of Tampa, Fla., and Ruth Kelly of Nevada; four grandchildren, Richard Stanley Kirk Jr. and Angela Church, both of Barboursville, Aaron DeHaven of Louisville, Ky., and Rachel DeHaven of
Charlotte, N.C.; seven great-grandchildren, Kelsey Church, Jarron Church, Kaelyn Church, Jeri Kirk, Delaney Kirk, Lyla DeHavan and Dawson DeHaven, and three step- grandchildren, Michael, Thomas and Tina Taylor.
Services will be held at noon Saturday, August 4, at Freeman Funeral Home with Buddy Muncey and Steve Nida officiating. Burial will follow at the Kirk Cemetery at Harts.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Freeman Funeral Home of Chapmanville is in charge of the arrangements.