Mrs. Martha KIRK former Ina resident, died suddenly at 4:15 p.m. Sunday
at the Lowery Nursing Home in Mt Vernon where she had been living the past
two years. She was 87 years old.
Mrs. KIRK was born in Jefferson County, the daughter of C. M. and Eliza (FOSTER) BROWN.
She was married to Roland L. KIRK, who died in 1946.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter, Edgar KIRK of Sesser, Ray KIRK of
Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Crete MOORE of Ewing; also one sister, Miss Malissa BROWN of
Ina, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the ina Free Will Baptist Church,
conducted by Rev. Riley BURTON. Burial was in the Kirk Cemetery. The body was brought
to the Ina Funeral Home.
Source: The Ina, IL Observer
Date: Thursday, July 11, 1957
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta