2017-03-15 / Obituaries


Mr. Willie Haward Kirkland, age 76, of Colquitt died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Seminole Manor.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fletcher Sheffield, Rev. Tony Mock and Greg Kirkland officiating.

Interment followed at Primitive Union Cemetery with Tony Kirkland, Woodie Kirkland, B.J. Josey, Jay Kirkland, David Hodges, and Jeremy Cassidy serving as active pall bearers.

Mr. Kirkland retired from UAP/GA Ag Chem and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Kirkland of Colquitt; one son, Kalvin H. (Christie) Kirkland of Colquitt; one daughter, Angie K. Lane of Bainbridge; three grandchildren, Mack Lane, Mandy (Stephen) Eakin, and Abby Kirkland; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Nell Jernigan of Donalsonville and Karen (Joel) Josey of Colquitt; and one brother, Charles Kirkland of Valdosta.

Mr. Kirkland was preceded in death by his parents, Woodroe and Martha Bush Kirkland; and two brothers, Byron Kirkland and John B. Kirkland.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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