Cynthia Carter Kirkland passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. She was born on November 10, 1947, in Danville, Va. to the late William and Rowena Carter. Cindy was a graduate of George Washington High School, received her Associates and Bachelors degrees from Averett University, and her Masters from Old Dominion University. She spent her entire professional career dedicated to working in social services in Danville, Va., Cumberland County NC Social Service, DSS in Virginia Beach, Va. and as Director of Social Services in Lynchburg, Va. She is survived by her son, Alex Kirkland, and grandson, Jake Kirkland, of Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.; her daughter, Anna Kirkland of Greenville, S.C.; her sisters, Susan Carter and Billie Wyatt; brother, Jim Wyatt of Danville, Va.; and nephew, Trey Yeatts and family of Richmond, Va. A funeral will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Walter Yancey officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Norris Funeral Services, Inc, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA, 24541. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider honoring Cindy's life with a donation to either the American Heart Association at or your local children's cancer charity. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Kirkland family. Online condolences may be made at

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