BERNIE -- Zola Viola Kirkpatrick, 93, died Oct. 19, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Malden.
Born Dec. 3, 1913, at Jugtown, daughter of the late Louis Valle Statler and Sarah Jane Statler, she was a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church, had
worked for Hawley's Manufacturing Co. in St. Charles, Ill., for several years and was a homemaker.
On April 24, 1931, at Marble Hill, she married Benjamin Kirkpatrick, who preceded her in death on June 19, 1984.
Survivors include: two sons, Franklin D. Kirkpatrick of Corinth, Miss., and Gail Ben Kirkpatrick of Bernie; one brother, Monroe Statler of Bloomfield; 38 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son,
Edward R. Kirkpatrick: one half brother, Loyd Russell; and two sisters, Ora
Kirkpatrick and Stella Jaco.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie with the Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick officiating.
Burial followed in the Bernie Cemetery.