Obituary of Margaret P. Kirk
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Mrs. Margaret Pennington Kirk, age 88, of Boone, died Monday, March 16, 2009 at Life Care of Banner Elk. She was born September 1, 1920 in Summerfield, NC to Willie and Ethel Ellen Yelberton Pennington. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church (Boone) and a former member of Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church in Kannapolis. Mrs. Kirk was a homemaker and a medical receptionist. Surviving are two daughters: Judy Sink and husband Samuel of Boone and Patty Hinshaw of Binghamton, NY; One granddaughter, Amy Lynne Sink of Washington, DC; Two grandsons: Damon Hinsahw and wife Peggy of Alexandria, VA and Darren Scott Sink of Durham, NC; one great grandson: Benjamin Hinshaw; and one sister, Garleen Graham, of Greenville, SC. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Clyde Kluttz; by her second husband Roy Simmerell Kirk and by her parents Willie and Ethel Ellen Yelberton Pennington and by one brother, C.D. Pennington. Services for Mrs. Margaret Pennington Kirk will be conducted Friday, March 20, 2009, at 3:00 PM at Grace Lutheran Church officiated by Rev. Dr. Tim Smith. Graveside services and burial will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:00 pm at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Grace Lutheran Church, 115 East King Street, Boone, NC, 28607 or to Duke Alzheimer�s Foundation C/O Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710 or to Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, 101 Vance Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Online condolences may be sent at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Kirk family.