Sechrest Funeral Service

1301 East Lexington Ave, High Point, NC


Mary Peatross Kirby

October 27, 1932July 10, 2019

High Point- Mary Peatross Kirby, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

She was born October 27, 1932 in High Point, a daughter of Charles B. Peatross and Rhoda Duggins Peatross. She lived most of her life in High Point and graduated from High Point High School. She was a charter member of Covenant Church United Methodist.

On April 18, 1952, she married her loving companion of 67 years, Bill Albert Kirby, who survives of the home, along with their faithful, precious dog, Punkin. She is also survived by several special nieces and nephews and many special friends.

According to her husband she was the best homemaker and companion that a man could ever wish for and he misses the love and the guidance she gave him.

A memorial service will be held at Covenant Church United Methodist at 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 20, 2019 with Rev. Darren Alexander officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the beginning of the service.

Memorials may be directed to Covenant Church United Methodist 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC 27265.

Sechrest funeral Service is honored to serve the Kirby family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at SechrestFunerals.com


20 July


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Covenant Church United Methodist

1526 Skeet Club Rd
High Point, NC 27266

20 July

Memorial Service

Covenant Church United Methodist

1526 Skeet Club Rd
High Point, NC 27265


Mary Peatross Kirby

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Joseph (Jody) McGhee

July 14, 2019

To Bill and family and friends, God bless you. Mary was one of the sweetest friends anyone could ever have. We all loved her, and we will all miss her.

With love,

Jody McGhee