Deanna Collins Kirk, 79, of Winona passed away at Providence Personal Care Home in Grenada on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
Visitation was on Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona, with burial following in Duck Hill Cemetery. Rev. Ed McDaniel officiated the services.
Mrs. Kirk was born on February 26, 1939, in Winona to Nick Pegues and Rosa Crane Brookshire Collins. She was retired from the Bank of Winona, where she worked for 44 years. She was a member of North Winona Baptist Church, where in the past she taught Sunday School, led in Children's Church, and was a choir member. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Before
her health declined, Mrs. Kirk enjoyed painting and traveling throughout the United States.
Mrs. Kirk was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Saxon "Pete" Kirk; her son, Kendall Scott "Ken" Kirk; and a sister, Linda Pearson.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Stephanie Kirk of Starkville; grandson, Ronnie Clardy of Starkville; sisters, Rosemary Boyette of Grenada and Amye Alldread of Winona; brothers, David Collins of Eupora and Bruce Collins of West Monroe, Louisiana; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Chip Clark, Tyler Alldread, Ronnie Clardy, Scott Kirk, Lawrence Braswell, and Jerry Boyette.
Memorial contributions may be made to North Winona Baptist Church Building Fund, 602 Alberta Drive, Winona, MS 38967; or a charity of the donor's choice.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.