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Iva "Jean" (Mathis) Kirk

September 15, 1935 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Iva “Jean” Kirk, 88, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2024. She was born to parents, John Crawford and Fannie Pearl Mathis. Jean was one of 7 children.

Jean was a bird lover and enjoyed gardening and flowers.  She also enjoyed cooking cakes and had many holiday meals with her children and grandchildren. She was also known for her special cakes. Jean was raised Southern Baptist.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Hugo Kirk, Sr; son, Hugo Kirk, Jr.; grandson, Bryan Kirk; parents, John C. and Fannie P. Mathis; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory are her 3 children, Tony Kirk, John (Lynn) Kirk and Angela Kirk; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ireland, Bobby Kirk, Brandon Tilley and Alana Tilley; 6 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members.

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A service will be at 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Chattanooga National Cemetery where interment will follow.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, from 11:00 until 1:30pm.

All arrangements have been made by Lane Funeral Home and Crematory South Crest Chapel in Rossville, GA.  


April 9, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Graveside Service
April 9, 2024

2:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN


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