OBITUARY

MAXINE ESTES KIRK

May 17, 1917January 20, 2021

Maxine E. Kirk, 103, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on January 20, 2021. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1917, Maxine was the daughter of the late Lillie and Oscar Walden. She is survived by her daughter, Martha Van Pelt and son Lewis E. (Buddy) Kirk Jr. and a multitude of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. She is preceded by her husband of 68 years, Lewis E. (Eddie) Kirk.

Maxine and Eddie were avid Square Dancers and members of the Square Rounders Dance Club. Eddie was one of the primary dance callers and Maxine would spend countless hours designing and making their custom dance outfits for the events. Maxine and Eddie spent their retirement years traveling around the world and exploring the family history from Europe. They also spent many winter months with their RV club traveling down south to enjoy the warmer weather.

Maxine was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother who enjoyed hosting family and holiday events at her house. She loved to cook and was passionate about preparing full course meals for everyone to enjoy.

Family and friends are invited to the Griffin Leggett Funeral Home, 5800 W. 12th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 for the visitation on Thursday, 28 January 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM. The family will have a private graveside service immediately after the visitation. Instead of flowers the family request donations sent to Arkansas Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org. To sign the online guestbook, click “Add A Memory” at: www.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

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Albert VanPelt

January 23, 2021

Maxine always enjoyed a birthday party with the Grandkids.

Jackie Van Pelt

January 23, 2021

5 generations strong we miss you Memaw Maxine!! Tell grand-daddy hi for us! Xoxo

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY