Geneavive (Granny) Whitaker Kirby, 81, of Utica, Ky. passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Butler Co., Ky. on Mar. 18, 1938 to the late James Volentine and Euphy Harper Whitaker. Geneavive attended Pentecostals of Owensboro, retired from the Cigar Factory and Medco Nursing Home. She loved being with her grandchildren and taking care of her flowers. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy Kirby; daughter Janice Kirby and all of her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children Roger Kirby (Sandy) of Owensboro, Charlotte Dunn (Anthony) of Utica and Connie Staves (David) of Utica; grandchildren Shanna, Misty, Jeshuah, Janzen, Jacie, Cainnan, Carub and Cody; 24 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2 pm at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 121 Old Mt. Zion School Rd., Lewisburg, Ky. 42256 with Bro. Bill Huff and grandson Jeshuah Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Saturday from 10am until time of service at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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