Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


February 9, 2012

Morris L. Kirby

BULLARD — Funeral services for Morris L. Kirby, age 78, of Bullard, are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Bobby Myers officiating.

Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bullard, TX.

Mr. Kirby passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Jacksonville.

He was born September 9, 1933 in Bullard, TX.

Mr. Kirby served in the United States Army and retired as supervisor for Trane Air Conditioning after 18 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife Goldie Kirby, brother Billy Gene Kirby and parents James and Joy Kirby.

Survivors include sons Morris Junior Kirby and wife Sherry of Bullard and Bob David “Buster” Durrett and wife Regina of Gonzales; daughters Faye Lynn Dotson and husband Buddy of Bullard and Elaine Foster and husband Tony of Bullard; five grandchildren Justin Foster of Denver, CO, Holly Sanders of Reklaw, Preston Lynn Dotson of Bullard, and Michael and Russell Durrett of Gonzales; and nine great-grandchildren Hayden and Hudson Sanders of Reklaw, Makena and Wyatt Foster of Denver, CO, Trevor, Katie and Hannah Durrett of Gonzales and Weston and Savannah Durrett of Gonzales.

Pallbearers will be Brad Sessions, Steven Langston, Bryan McFarlin, Dex Hadjison, Trent Hadjison, Claude Dotson, Joseph Davenport and Keith Campbell.

Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, February 10, 2012 at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, TX. 75701.

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