Anna Christine Kirby, 80 passed away Jan. 5, 2021, at home, in Sparta, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Kirby was born on Oct. 18, 1940, in Sparta, to Dewey Poston and Sarah Flatt Poston.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl Douglas Kirby Sr.; daughter, Donna Gail Kirby; son-in-law, Donnie Rhea Watts; and daughter-in-law, Mitzie Kirby.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Watts, Lisa and husband Landon Gillespie; son Earl D. Kirby Jr.; grandchildren, Christy Northcutt, Tasha Hammon, Misty Kirby, Amy Kirby, Kendra and husband Donny Dutrow, Tiffany Kirby, Dustin Kirby, Alyssa Thorpe, Hunter Thorpe, Grayson Thorpe, Jade Davis; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great- great-grandchildren
Funeral service will be noon, Jan. 7, 2021, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Preston Heights Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-noon, Jan. 7, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.