Imogene Smart Kirk

Imogene Smart Kirk

Imogene Smart Kirk
December 30, 1928 – June 14, 2017

WENDELL – Imogene Smart Kirk, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday. She was born in Granville County to the late Willie & Mary Belle Vaughan Smart. She graduated Oak Hill High School as well as Mars Hill College. She loved her family with all her heart. The Wendell community and her church family were always special to her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Millard Kirk, Sr., siblings Maynard Smart, Ruby Bradshaw, & Alma Perkins.

She is survived by her children, Clarence Millard Kirk, Jr. (Deborah Brooks Kirk) of Raleigh, Philip Glenn Kirk (Annette Ligon Kirk) of Wendell, Melanie Kirk Holton (Martin Luther III) of Winston-Salem, sister, Barbara S. Monk of Fuquay, grandchildren, Diana Kirk, Morgan Kirk Barnes (Paxton), Samuel P. Kirk, & Kirk Holton.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wendell Baptist Church Building Fund.

Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, Wendell Baptist Church with visitation from 12:30 -2 pm, prior to the service.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Carolyn (Roberts) Baker Posted June 16, 2017 7:56 pm

    Aunt Imogene was a wonderful, christian lady. She always had a smile and kind word for everyone. My deepest sympathies to each of you.

  • Jessica Kreider Posted June 17, 2017 9:13 am

    Imogene was truly a sweetheart and I’m so glad that I got to know her the past two years. She will be greatly missed by myself and many of the residents.

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