Lucille Kirk

April 18, 2018

Lucille Kirk
April 24, 1918 – April 14, 2018
 Lucille Kirk died in her home April 14, 2018, ten days short of her greatly awaited 100th birthday.  She was born in Leonard, Texas on April 24, 1918 to Loys and Nora Tilger. The family moved to Meadow in 1922, where she graduated high school in 1935.  She graduated from Draughons Business College in 1936.  She worked for a time at Lubbock Army Air Field and married Edgar Kirk from a Glider Unit there in 1944.  Residing in Brownfield since 1967, Lucille worked at USDA/Terry County ASCS, was a member of Terry County Museum Board, an as avid oil painter, and was very active in Brownfield Art Association. Her parents, husband, and all her siblings, brothers Orville, Smith and Bill Tilger, and sisters Jerry Johnson and Jamie Cheek, preceded Lucille in death.  She is survived by daughter Betty White (Clayton), Ron Kirk (Hope), and Keith Kirk (De’Andra) and grandchildren Phillip, Jeff, Brandon and John Kirk, Lara Davis, Mitch White, Andrea Bridges and Kristen Sands. The family grew to include twenty great grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Lucille was a longtime member of Meadow First Baptist Church, where services will be held Saturday April 21, 2018, followed by interment at Meadow Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, April 20 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Brownfield Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Meadow Baptist Church or the Brownfield Art Association.

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