Lena Kirkland

Lena Kirkland

Saturday, March 11th, 1939 Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

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Obituary for Lena Mae Kirkland

Lena Mae Kirkland was born on March 11, 1939 to Jim Gamble and Lela Belle Craddock. She attended Rosenwald School in Newville, Alabama. She was a member of True Vine Chapter 181 Order of Eastern Star. Lena was a Deaconess at St. Matthew Baptist Church where she was a member for approximately 60 years.

Lena departed this life on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was preceded in death by her son, Willie Jerome Kirkland; granddaughter, Jirishua “Rish” Thompson; parents; Jim Gamble and Lela Belle Craddock; in-laws, Bozzie and Corrine Kirkland; sisters, Rebecca Palmer and Virginia Craddock.

Lena leaves behind to cherish memories: her beloved husband, Willie Earl Kirkland; children, Wanda Kirkland and LaTosha Bing (Kenneth); stepson, Kenneth Kirkland (Joyce); brother, Sinard Smythe; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; goddaughter, Yvette Carter; several other relatives and a host of friends.

The funeral service for Lena Mae Kirkland will be held 11AM, Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at the St. Matthew Baptist Church 3731 Moncrief Road. The visitation will be 5 - 7PM, Friday, March 15th, 2019 at the mortuary. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Funerals By T. S. Warden
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL
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    Friday, March 15th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    St. Matthew Baptist Church
    3731 Moncrief Road
    Jacksonville, Florida
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    Saturday, March 16th, 2019
    Pastor Price
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 |
    Restlawn Cemeteries
    2600 Ribault Scenic Drive
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    Saturday, March 16th, 2019

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Carlyn Addison

So many warm happy memories spent with you in Jacksonville. My prayers to the family. Xoxo -Carlyn
Comment | Posted at 09:56pm via Condolence

Albert&Darlene Casmere

Our deepest sorrows and heartfelt prayers are with the family and friends for their loss. Revelation 21:4 states God will wipe all tears from their eyes and there will be no more death, suffering, crying or pain. May all find strength and endurance during this time of trial
Comment | Posted at 11:09am via Condolence

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