She was a native of Houston County, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents: Perry and Beatrice Kirkland; and a son, Donald Strange, Jr.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Lisa Ford (James) of Tallahassee, and Patricia Johnson (David) of Grand Ridge; four sisters: Laura Kirkland of Sneads, Dorothy Franklin of Grand Ridge, Mary Mears and Lillie Walters of Marianna; four grandchildren: Michael Ford, Raven Ford, David Johnson, Jr. (Tessa) and Patrick Johnson (Summer); one great grandson, Benjamin Gibson; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:30 PM at Cypress Community Church, 2809 Church Street, Cypress.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM at the church, under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville.