Marie Simmons Kirby

Marie Simmons Kirby, age 96, passed away at Creekside Assisted Living January 3, 2019. She was born in Red Boiling Springs and was a resident of Rutherford County. Marie worked as a clerk in Red Boiling Springs, TN with the United States Postal Service.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Ella Reece Parkhurst; and husband, Herman Gordon Kirby. She is survived by her daughter, Dale (Tommy) Martin; grandchildren, Kim (Edd) Ingram, Kevin (Jill) Martin; and great-grandchildren, Brandon (Erin) and Brady Ingram and Riley and Isabella Martin.

Memorials may be made to the library at Creekside Assisted Living in Murfreesboro, TN in Marie’s memory.

A private family service will be at a later date and her burial will be at The Smith Chapel Cemetery in Red Boiling Springs, TN.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at


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