Obits for Wed., June 18, 2014

Published 10:01 am Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Phyllis Kirkland Thirsk was born on May 4, 1937, in Andalusia.

On October 13, 1956, Phyllis Kirkland became Phyllis Kirkland Thirsk and a Floridian for the next, almost 58 years.

Phyllis is survived by husband, Charles; sons, Stan and Randall; daughter, Teresa and husband Ted Johnson, and daughter, Beverly Yost. Phyllis is also survived by grandchildren, Trish Trowburst, Chris Thornton, Jamie Johnson, Jennifer Weaver, Charles Thirsk and partner, Cora Martin and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Fri., June 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Family of Faith Community Church at 428 N.E. Racetrack Road, Ft. Walton Beach.

The Rev. Charles Sansom Sr. will conduct the service.

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