Sarah Louella Kirk, affectionately known as "Tee Tee", of Morgantown passed away late Sunday evening, March 15, 2020 at Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown age the age 86.
She was born November 28, 1933 in Terra Alta, a daughter of the late John Milo and Mabel Lucinda (Smearman) DeWitt.
Sarah is survived by her husband of nearly 61 years, Russell Edward “Wick” Kirk; one daughter Chele Kirk Varner and her husband Rick of Blacksville; a grandson, Kirk Varner who was the absolute light of her life; a sister, Carolyn Taylor and her husband Bob of Hondo, TX; a special cousin, Amber Murray and her family of Morgantown; and two nephews Bob Taylor and Rich Taylor.
Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, and loving on her precious grandson, Kirk.
In 1950 after graduating high school, at the age of 17, she moved to Morgantown and became a business professional. She was an administrative assistant at the former Sterling Faucet until 1969, at which time she became the administrative assistant for WWVU Public Television Station, later known as WNPB. She retired in 1995. She was a former past president of the Zonta Women’s Professional Organization.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses, doctors and staff of Sundale Nursing Home for the excellent level of care and love given to Sarah during her time there.
Friends may join the family to honor Sarah’s life and legacy at Smith Funeral & Cremation Care on Wednesday, March 18th from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
In following with current CDC recommendations, Sarah’s funeral service will be held privately on Thursday, March 19th with entombment to follow in the Everlasting Life Mausoleum at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Sarah’s memory to Empty Bowls – Mon, 7 Rousch Dr., Westover, WV 26501 or to Project Lifesaver, C/O Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office, 116 Walnut St., Morgantown, WV 26505.
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