Daisy Pearl Kirksey
December 21, 1922 – January 17, 2019
They Remembered Daisy with cards, visits and telephone calls...She enjoyed and appreciated them all.
Daisy P. Kirksey, 96, passed away on Thursday January 17, 2019. Daisy was born December 21, 1922 in Dallas, NC. Daisy is the daughter of the late Sidney and Mertie (Clemmer) Kirksey. She attended Dallas School.
Daisy was a lifelong member of Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church in Dallas and the oldest living member of the church. Daisy was a G.A. leader, a Sunday School and Bible School Teacher. Daisy never married but had many nieces and nephews and was a loving part of their lives.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers and their spouses; Oakley and John Heafner, Cordie and Lawrence Ingle, Dovie and Fred McGee, Paul and Mattie Kirksey, Mary and Marvin McGinnis, Leach and Neil Brandon, David and Ava Lee Kirksey and infant sister Lillian Kirksey; brothers-in-law Morris Johnson, Edward Ashe and Gene Best.
Daisy is survived by twin sisters Mava K. Johnson and Myrtle K. Ashe Best.
Daisy retired from J.P. Stevens after 44 years. She was honored her with a retirement party, a plaque and a pin.
A celebration of Daisy’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday January 21, 2019 at Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Burial will follow at Long Creek Cemetery. Reverend Heath Honeycutt will officiate. Active pallbearers are Patrick Ashe, Bryan Ashe, Jason Ingle, Chris Adam and Gary Addington. Honorary pallbearers are Ray Ashe and Donnie Kirksey.
Condolences and fond memories may be left at www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com.
The staff at the Dallas Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kirksey Family.
- Patrick Ashe
- Bryan Ashe
- Jason Ingle
- Chris Adam
- Gary Addington
- Ray Ashe, Honorary Pallbearer
- Donnie Kirksey, Honorary Pallbearer
- Receiving of Guests Monday, January 21, 2019
- Life Well Celebrated Ceremony Monday, January 21, 2019
- Graveside and Committal Service Monday, January 21, 2019
Daisy Pearl Kirksey
Sandra Whaley Baker
January 19, 2019
My Great Aunt Daisy was my Grandmother Oakley Heafner's Sister. Aunt Daisy was always a joy to visit. She was kind and always had the greatest stories about the Kirksey Family. She now is in heaven and at peace...