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Reta Kirkwood

Aug 19 1933 - Jun 29 2008

Reta Kirkwood, age 74, of McKinney, Texas, passed away June 29, 2008, in McKinney. Reta was born on August 19, 1933 to Sullivan Lee and Edith Mary (Bell) Sartain. She married Glenna Eugene Kirkwood on November 22, 1952, in Durant, Oklahoma. Reta worked thirty-five years as a nurse in various hospitals and nursing homes in the McKinney area. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Kirkwood of McKinney, Texas; son, Michael Kirkwood and his wife, Sharon of Mesquite, Texas; daughter, Brenda Peebles and her husband, Billy of Allen, Texas; grandsons, Jacob and Joe Peebles; granddaughters, Nikki and Shannon Houston. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Fred Kirkwood. A graveside service was held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. Interment followed at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. The family received friends during a visitation Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen. Family and friends were invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
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