Mrs. Lula Maxine Kirk Thorpe, 88 of Covington, passed away on the morning of September 11, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett. Mrs. Thorpe, the widow of Mr. John Lawrence Kirk, Sr. and Mr. Albert Thorpe, was a homemaker and member of the Macedonia Methodist Church.
Mrs. Thorpe is survived by her son, Walter Robert "Bobby" Kirk (Denise) of Bartlett; her grandchildren, Matthew Kirk, Chris Turman, John Turman, Jr., and Carla Stroud; 11 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Thorpe was preceded in death by her children, John Lawrence Kirk, Jr. and Iva Lee Turman; her parents, Walter McKelvey and Jennie Lee Sage; her siblings, Walter McKelvey Sage, Jr. and Marie Sage; and by her grandchild, Tina Marie Kirk.
The services for Mrs. Thorpe will be held on Friday, September 13, at 11 AM at the Macedonia Methodist Church in Arlington, TN. Visitation will take place from 10:00 - 11:00 prior to the services starting. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery.