OBITUARY

Dana Gay Kirkland

November 4, 1962May 5, 2016
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Services for Dana Gay Grant Kirkland, 53, of Levelland will held Monday, May 9, 2016, at Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery. Family visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Sunday, May 8, 2016, at George Price Funeral Home. Dana passed away May 5, 2016 in Level-land. She was born November 4, 1962 at Fort Sill Army Base in Lawton, Oklahoma to parents Danny and Barbara (Stafford) Grant. She graduated from Whitharral High School in 1981. Dana married Larry Kirkland on October 30, 1982 in Levelland. Dana attended South Plains College and Lubbock Christian University where she received her Bachelor of Education degree in December 1995. She was employed by Whitharral Independent School District for many years and enjoyed coaching UIL and One Act Play. She also owned the local Jazzercise studio for three years. Dana loved teaching and being a Mom and Grandmother. She was a member of Second Baptist Church. Dana is preceded in death by her father, Danny Grant. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Larry; mother, Barbara Grant; children, Jamie Pennington and husband Tom of Justin, Texas, Joey Shaw of Levelland, Josh Kirkland and wife Marina of El Paso, Texas, Jacob Kirkland and wife Lindsay of Lubbock, Texas, and Jeannie Sharp and husband Mason of Seminole, Texas; brother Kip Grant and wife Jennifer; niece, Addie Grant; nephew, Blake Grant; and grandchildren, Tres Pennington, Jacie Pennington, Garrett Pennington, Jayla Shaw, Kash Kirkland, Krew Kirkland, Hallie Kirkland, Miles Sharp and Blakely Sharp. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests memorials be made to your local public school libraries.

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    Sunday, May 8, 2016

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    Monday, May 9, 2016

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MARIE RIDDLE

May 16, 2016

Prayers for such a wonderful family during this difficult time.
God surround you all .
THE RIDDLE FAMILY

Lewis and Abby Fawver

May 10, 2016

We have been and will continue to pray for y'alls family

Billie Dockery Daily

May 10, 2016

Prayers to the Grant and Kirkland families. I'm so sorry for your loss. May God help you through this difficult time.

Ray Grant

May 10, 2016

Aunt Barbara, we are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you, Kip, Larry Joe and kids in our prayers and thoughts. We do not have the words to express our sympathy for all of you. Please remember there are lots of family and friends to lean on. All our love. Ray Dale and Cindy

Barbara Burton

May 10, 2016

Larry and Family,
Glen and I am so sorry for your loss. Dana was a wonderful person and She will be greatly missed. May God bless and keep you safe and help you in this most difficult time. Love, Glen and Barbara Burton.

Micky and Kelly Baker

May 9, 2016

We are thinking and praying for the Kirkland and Grant families. May you find peace and blessing through this difficult time. My children so loved Mrs. Kirkland. She was the BEST Jazzercize teacher too. Dana, you touched so many and will be missed so much!

Donna Wheeler

May 9, 2016

Barbara, Larry Joe and kids,
My heart breaks for you all I pray that you will be comforted for this loss as only God can do. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
Vernon & Donna Wheeler

Walter & Gayle Taylor

May 9, 2016

Larry and family our prayers are with you during the loss of your loved one. We did not know Dana but wanted to tell you our prayers are with you.
Walter and Gayle Taylor

Janet Kristinek Betts

May 9, 2016

Love and prayers to you all! So sorry for your loss!

Linda Holt

May 9, 2016

Barbara, so sorry for your loss. I know the pain of losing a child. Prayers for you and your family.

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