Dorothy R. Kirk (95) of Toledo


Published on October 15 2012 9:51 am

Dorothy R. Kirk, 95, of Toledo died at 5:23am Saturday, October 13, 2012 at her home.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Sunday October 21st 2012 at the Toledo Christian Church. Visitation will be from 1:00 till service time on Sunday at the church. Burial will be in the Toledo Cemetery. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo, IL is assisting the family.

Dorothy was born on August 8, 1917 in Minot, North Dakota the daughter of Kester Ryley & Clara (Deppen) Titus. She married Dale Clayborn Kirk on October 9, 1937 and he preceded her in 1973. Surviving are her four daughters Anita Cutts of Toledo, Marjorie Dale Shirley of Greenup, Brenda Green of Greenup and Susan Shoot of Greenup; one sister Miriam Carlen of Greenup; 13 grandchildren Shelley Murphy, David Cutts, Dustin Cutts and Marci Smith; Jim Robinson Jr, Kim Miller, Kendra Coleman and Kristan Creel; Jennifer Green, Amanda Hudson and Benjamin Green; Travis Shoot and Landan Shoot. She also has 33 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and one grandson Monte D. Cutts.

Dorothy was a homemaker and was a faithful member of the Toledo United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and Domestic Science. Dorothy was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Toledo, IL.

To give a lasting tribute to Dorothy memorial gifts can be made to the Sumpter Township Library. On line condolences can be expressed at