Clara Jean Kirk

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Clara Jean Kirk, age 93, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at her home in Aberdeen, surrounded by her family. 

Born on July 15, 1929, in Jackson Springs, Jean was a daughter of the late Hubert and Lillie Thomas Russell. 

She was a loving mother, grandmother and an extraordinary caregiver to anyone in need. Jean graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1950. Jean was a homemaker before going to work at Century Curtains for 30 years before retiring. She was a member of Taylor Memorial Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years: Ervin Z. Kirk; siblings: Milton (Dixie) Russell, Juanita (Gene) Seawell, Alice McBride, Sue Darby, and Linda Garner. 

She is survived by her children: Gerald (Mickey) Kirk, Patricia (Matthew) Hudson, Stephen (Laureen) Kirk, Lori Kirk, Yvonne Kirk; siblings: Edith Smith and Lewis (Mary) Russell; grandchildren: Amy Kirk, John Kirk, Shannon Deese, April Andrade, Aaron Hudson, Josh Kirk, Nathan Kirk; 16 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 3 PM at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church in Jackson Springs. A visitation will be held one hour prior. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered at 

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kirk family. 


Visitation: October 4, 2022 2:00 pm - June 19, 2024 3:00 pm

Taylor Memorial Baptist Church
4164 Hoffman Rd
Jackson Springs, NC 27281

Funeral Service: October 4, 2022 3:00 pm

Taylor Memorial Baptist Church
4164 Hoffman Rd
Jackson Springs, NC 27281

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  1. One of the Sweetest Ladies I have know. She could make you laugh and put a smile on your face. Love to all the Family❤.

  2. Such an honor to have met her and spent time with her. She was a wonderful lady with a warm smile. What a long beautiful life She was dearly loved by her family. May those beautiful memories sustain you all through this trying time. May her memory be eternal.

  3. Sweetest lady and friend when I needed one the most. God rest her soul. She was an angel while here on earth. Her children were blessed to have her as their Mother and a blessing to the rest of us as a friend.

  4. Jean will really be missed. Enjoyed all the trips we made together. She was a sweet, loving, kind woman. She always made you feel welcome and like part of the family.
    Prayers for the family.

  5. Shellie, Noah, Nate and I are all praying for you! Jean was a special lady, and we are grateful for the chance to know her these past seven and a half years. We are sending our love and prayers and may God comfort you during this time.

  6. I was shocked to learn this afternoon to here of Jean’s passing. She is and was one of my favorites. I was looking forward to seeing her tomorrow at the reunion. She will be dearly missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go this loss.

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