Verna Jamie Wood Marschall Kirby, age 66, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her home.

She was born March 7, 1952 in Fort Ord, California to the late James Wood and the late Lois Hook Wood. She was united in marriage to Aaron Douglas Kirby, Jr. Mrs. Kirby was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be dearly missed.

Survivors are her husband: Aaron Douglas Kirby, Jr. of Mena, Arkansas

Sons: Doug Lewis Marschall and wife Linda of Mena, Arkansas, Earl Edward James Kirby and wife Heather of Mena, Arkansas, and Jamie White and wife Lorene of Mena, Arkansas

Brothers: Otto Danial Rice of Oregon and Jack Lewis Rice of California

Sister: Dora Fay Wood Venable of Mena, Arkansas and Becki Lane of Shreveport, Louisiana

Grandchildren: Nick, D.J., Tiffany and Christian Marschall of Mena, Arkansas, Reeselyn Manasco of Mena, Arkansas, Alissa, Haley and Michael White of Mena, Arkansas, Cody and Chelsee Shores of Mena, Arkansas

Great Grandchildren: Kylee Marschall and Jackie Beckwith

Nieces: Jeanetta Lynn Venable Cunningham and husband Phil of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Dorothy Jean Venable of Mena, Arkansas

Nephews: John Rice and wife of Oregon and Timothy Rice and wife of Oregon.

She was preceded in death by her father James Earnest Wood AKA Freeman Andrew Blackwood, mother Lois Marie Hook Rice Wood, sister Lois Ruth Wood Thomason Zepeda, brother Harry T. Rice, mother-in-law Billie Mae Tolbert Sinclair Goyne Kirby, Father-in-law Aaron Douglas Kirby, Sr., Great Nephew Dustin James Blake, Nephew James Carrol Venable and brother-in-law Roger Carrol Venable.

Mrs. Kirby will be sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.
12-30-18 6:22 p.m. 


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