Mary Lou (Smith) Kirby 77, of Frankfort, died at 8:30 a.m. July 5, 2015 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born December 17, 1937 in Frankfort to Merle ‘Pete’ Smith & Mary (Insenhower) Smith Huffer. Her first marriage was to Lawrence Lane in 1954 and they later divorced. On May 17, 1968 she married Peter B. Kirby and he preceded her in death on September 1, 1994. Following the death of Pete, she and Mr. Lane reunited for 10 years until his passing. Mrs. Kirby attended Frankfort High School. She spent most of her life as a homemaker & mother and loved every minute of it. Mrs. Kirby attended Antioch Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a former member of the Eagles Auxiliary, both in Frankfort. Mary Lou will be remembered as a caring, humorous and wonderful mother and friend to many.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9th at the funeral home. Pastor Dave Klipp will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society.
Daughter: Sandy (Kevin) Howe of Frankfort 4 Sons: Herbert N. (Tammy) Lane of Frankfort Kelvin J. (Rhonda) Lane of Frankfort John S. (Pam) Kirby of Frankfort Adam H. (partner Roger Turner) Kirby of Frankfort 1 Sister: Catherine “Kate” Huffer Wallsmith of Frankfort 14 Grandchildren, Cody, Kasey, Kameran, Clairese, Matthew, Keisha, Jeff, Mandy, Madison, McKenzie, Sasha, Brody, Taylor and Kye and 13 Great Grandchildren.
2 brothers, 2 sisters and 1 grandson, Mark “Bobby” Howe in 2006.