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December 17, 2018

1/31/2018 1:07:00 PM
Elizabeth Jane Kirk, 90, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
Elizabeth Jane Kirk
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Elizabeth Jane Kirk

Elizabeth J. Kirk had served the JC public

Elizabeth Jane Kirk, 90, of Columbus died Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Monday, February 5, 2018, from 10 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Mrs. Kirk was a 1945 graduate of Hazelton High School and a graduate of Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She worked as the public health nurse in Jennings County and had also worked for Muscatatuck State Developmental Center in Butlerville for 30 years, and as a nurse for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus.

Mrs. Kirk was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church in Columbus, Order of the Eastern Star in Paoli, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was a former member of North Vernon United Methodist Church, former Cub Scout Leader, Red Cross volunteer and Jennings County Band Parent. Mrs. Kirk enjoyed genealogy, gardening, painting pictures, camping and was a seamstress.

Born September 2, 1927, in Hazelton, Mrs. Kirk was the daughter of Paul Franklin and Esther Pearl Davidson Ellis. She married Karl Kae Kirk on July 14, 1950, in Hazelton. He preceded her in death June 21, 2005.

Survivors include sons, Kenneth (Vikki) Kirk of North Vernon and John Kirk of Columbus; daughter, Susan Kirk (Michael) Turner of Columbus; brother, Robert (Millie) Ellis of Henderson, Nevada; grandchildren, Chad (Jodi) Kirk and Joe (Kim) Smith, both of North Vernon, Brigette Tookes of Indianapolis, Carrie (Chris) Ogle of Letts, Craig (Melissa) Kirk and Katherine Henderson, both of Columbus, Elizabeth (Don) Crater of Uniontown, Paul Turner of Kansas City, Missouri, Esther Kirk of Seymour, and Kacey Farrell of Versailles.

Mrs. Kirk was preceded in death by her parents; husband; great-granddaughter, Khairhee Kirk Anderson; and brothers, Paul and Joseph Ellis.

Memorials c/o the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018
Article comment by: Max Clerkin

A delightful lady, good family.

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