Dorothy Beasley (Beasley) Kirby

Born: Sat., Jan. 14, 1928
Died: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018


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Dorothy Beasley Kirby, 90, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. She was born on January 14, 1928 in Buckingham County, Virginia to the late William Houston and Ruth Dunkum Beasley. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Odell J. Kirby and a sister, Elizabeth B. Williams. Dorothy "Dot" was very involved in her church and always loved the children. For many years she was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Buckingham where she was an active member of the WMU. After her husband's death she decided to join Freedom Word Church in Spout Spring, Virginia where she and her sister were very involved. She loved the Lord and was a true witness to all she met.

Dot is survived by two sisters, Estelle B. Townsend and Rebecca B. Baldwin both of Buckingham, nieces Glenda S. Woodall (David), Debbie B. Luna (Grey), and Angela T. Jacobs (Dennis), a nephew Donnie Lee Baldwin (Stella), numerous great nieces and nephews as well as great-great nieces and nephews. She loved and was loved by all of her family.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 1st at 2:00 pm in Concord Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday at 1:00 pm until time of service.

The family would like to thank the nurses and Dr. Gorsch at Centra Southside Hematology Oncology Clinic for their love and care. In lieu of flowers, she requested a donation to the building fund of Concord Baptist Church (6114 Deer Run Road, Farmville, VA 23901) or Freedom Word Church (P.O. Box 661, Appomattox, VA 24522).

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lena huddleston
   Posted Wed August 29, 2018
so sorry about dot,s passing she was alwas a nice person lena

Jo Ann Clabo Showalter (Mrs. Bobby Showalter)
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
Dot and Odell were always so special to us. we loved them both.
We mourn the passing of Dot, but know she is with our Lord.
We offer our love and sympathy to her family.

Ashley Nixon
   Posted Fri August 31, 2018
Sending prayers to Dot's family. She was a very sweet person. She will be missed.

Susan Cope
   Posted Fri August 31, 2018
Will dearly miss my adopted mom, Dot. She was an inspiration to me and I am thankful for the time I was able to spend with her. She cheerfully accepted my request to adopt her and laughed each time I addressed her as "Mom Dot." I know she is rejoicing in heaven and I can't wait to see her again when I get there. Sending my sympathies to her family.

Linda & Richard Seay
   Posted Fri August 31, 2018
Dot was a sweet and caring lady. She will be missed by her family and friends.

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