Baxley- Charles Hansford "Pa" Kirkland, 70, passed away January, 29, 2013 at Appling Healthcare Systems after a brief illness.
He was a United States Army Veteran of 26 years serving in Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Kirkland; brother, Eldon Kirkland and three sisters, Milford Baxley, Althea Elmore and Evelyn Kirkland.
Survivors include six children, George W McCulligh, Cherise Kersey, Claudie Suggs and husband Johnny, Kathy Michelle Teems, James Teems and Brandon Teems; seven grandchildren, Chas Suggs, Buddy Suggs, Brad Kersey, Logan Elliott, Priscilla Harris, Catherine Kersey, Katie Teems; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanor O'Berry and husband Willis and Patricia Sikes and husband Willard; two brothers, Larry Kirkland and wife Kathy and Stevie Futch; special friend, Benny Morris and Willie Lee Russell; nieces, nephews and other family member also survive.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 from 6-8pm at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm at the David E. Miles Chapel with the Reverend Charles Hutchinson officiating.
Interment will follow at Friendship Congregational Christian Church Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
Friends and family may sign the online guest book at demfuneralhome.com.
Miles~Nobles Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.