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Thelma "Jeanne" Kirk

July 19, 1933 December 7, 2019
Thelma "Jeanne" Kirk
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Thelma “Jeanne” Kirk, passed from this life on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the age of 86 years.
The daughter of the late Theodore Tackett and Edith Hulsey Tackett, Jeanne was born on July 19, 1933 in Sasaqwa, Oklahoma and was raised and educated in the Tecumseh, Shawnee and Pampa, Texas communities.
She was united in marriage to Robert McDowell on January 27, 1955 and to this union four children, Robyn, Rick, Terri and Lisa were born. She later married Richard Kirk in 1975 and he preceded her in death on July 14, 2008.
She was a longtime member of the Oak Street Baptist Church. She loved her church, serving her Lord. She will be remembered as a prayer warrior and for sharing her love for the Lord. She was a song writer and had written over 160 Christian songs. She was also a poet, writing well over 300 poems. For many years she shared her music talents with her sisters, singing state wide as the Grace Family Singers. She also enjoyed being associated with the Pen Cushing group and was a supporter of Friends of Israel.
Jeanne is survived by her children, Robyn McDowell and Terri Griffin; one brother Harold Tackett; six grandchildren, Holly Welch, Melanie Dunn, Shannon Mitchell, Erika Doyle, Lindsay Mitchell and Amber Floyd; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren (2 on the way); several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and both husbands, she was preceded in death by two children, Rick McDowell and Lisa McDowell Doyle; one brother James Tackett; two sisters, Dortha Hewett and Mae Langston; one grandson Jeremy Whitely and one great-granddaughter Heaven Lynn Dunn.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Davis Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Harrell Cemetery.
The family will greet friends on Monday evening, December 9, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Floyd Family Center, east of the Funeral Home.

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2:00 PM 12/10/2019 2:00:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home

402 E Broadway
Cushing, OK 74023

Davis Funeral Home
402 E Broadway Cushing 74023 OK
United States

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Harrell Cemetery Final Resting Place

3363 E 9th Street
Cushing, OK 74023

3363 E 9th Street Cushing 74023 OK
United States

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