Beverly J. Kirkham, 85, of Taberg, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital. Born in Rome on November 8, 1933, she was the daughter of Earl and Zada (Carpenter) Gilbert. In 1951 she was united in marriage to Donald Kirkham, a blessed union of 69 years.
Bev was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rome and loved to garden, fish and crochet.
Surviving besides her loving husband, Don, are four daughters, Donna (George) Snow of Camden, Janette Platt of Annsville, Colleen (David Pope) Kirkham of Taberg and Lisa Kirkham of Camden; two sons, Donald Kirkham Jr. of Rome and Robert (Rosemary) Kirkham of Rome; twenty-one grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Gilboy and Marjorie Bradbury, and a brother, Earl Gilbert Jr.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Rome Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, on Sunday from 1-4:00 p.m.