Kirks, Ethel

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Ethel Marshall Kirks Ethel Marshall Kirks, 88, of Callands, Va., died December 10, 2013, at her residence. She was born October 31, 1925, in Patrick County, Va., to the late Lettie Pruitt Marshall and the late Sherman Marshall. Her husband of 46 years, Luther Allen Kirks, preceded her in death on May 16, 1990. She was a homemaker and also worked the farm with her husband. Mrs. Kirks was a member of County Line Christian Church and also attended Swansonville United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter Phyllis K. Crabb and husband, Jerry, of Durham, N.C.; her son, Donald R. Kirks and wife, Brenda, of Callands; her daughter-in-law, Faye Kirks of Dry Fork, Va.; her sisters, Atrice Thompson and Gertrude Montgomery, both of Patrick County, and Sylvia Harold of Mt. Airy, N.C.; her brothers, John Henry Marshall of Danville and Bob Quesinberry of Clemmons, N.C.; her grandchildren, Christopher Glenn Kirks, Julie Kirks Smith and husband, Carl, and Donnie Alan Kirks; her step-granddaughter, Paige Crabb Atkinson; her great-grandchildren, Matthew Gilbert and Daniel Smith; and her step-great-grandchildren, Connor Smith, J.C. Atkinson, and Gabriel Atkinson. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Kirks, was predeceased by her son, Glenn Allen Kirks. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013, at Norris Funeral Services, Mt. Hermon Chapel with the Rev. Linwood Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park. The family will receive friends Friday, December 13, 2013, from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service, and at other times at the residence. The family suggests memorial donations be made to Callands Fire & Rescue, 11741 Callands Road, Callands, VA 24530. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpk., Danville is serving the Kirks family. Online condolences may be made at

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