Funeral services for Pauline Frances Kirby were conducted Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 4 p.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jerry Mercer officiating. Rusty Kirby, Kevin Kirby, Kobee Kirby, Corey Kirby, Keith Kirby, Daniel Cook, Chad Wheat, and Steven Walker Jr. served as pallbearers. Burial followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens.
Pauline Frances Kirby was born on Friday, October 28, 1921 in Macon County, Tenn., one of four siblings to the late Edgar and Ollie Goad Russell.
On December 6, 1941, Pauline was married to Bee Bernal Kirby, sharing forty-six years of marriage and six children; he preceded her in death on April 15, 1988. Besides her husband and parents; brothers, Garfield Russell, Lutrell Russell, and sister, Nell Russell Smith, preceded her in death. Pauline worked as a cook for the Macon County General Hospital before retiring. She was a member of the Lafayette Church of Christ. She is survived by; sons, Paul (Linda) Kirby, Donnie (Jo Linda) Kirby, Gary (Laura) Kirby, Charlie (Carol) Kirby, and Barry Kirby, daughter, Janie (Walter) Buckingham all of Lafayette, Tenn., twelve grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.