Funeral services for Mrs. Jo Evans Kirby, age 87, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial will follow in Lois Cemetery. Mrs. Kirby passed away Monday afternoon at her residence.
Mrs. Kirby was a native of Moore County, the daughter of the late Roy Evans and Nellie Brazier Evans. She was the floor manager at Carter’s Drug Store for 60 years and a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her sisters Marie Mullins of Taft, Pearl Evans of Fayetteville, Dimple Clack of Shreveport, LA, Pauline Smith of Chattanooga, nieces and nephews Myla (DeWayne) Bryant, Heath (Tammy) Mullins, Susan (Mark) Greathouse, Steve (Donna) Smith, Bobby Smith, several great and great-great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother Ozell Evans.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, American Heart Association or the Washington Street Church of Christ.