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Sara “Frances” Kirby

Sara “Frances” Kirby went home to be with her Lord on January 16, 2021 at the age of 92. She was born November 10, 1928 to Winfred Alvin Bell, Sr. and Sara Annis Farris of Opp, Alabama. After graduating from Elba High School, Frances moved to Gainesville where she met her husband, Alfred C. Kirby, while working at Southern Bell Telephone; they were married for 49 years. She retired from Florida Farm Bureau.
Frances is survived by her children, Wayne (Vera) of Arizona, Gwen Talley of Washington, and Garry (Brenda) of Gainesville; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers: W.A. “Sonny” Bell, Jr. and John Martin Bell.
Graveside services are scheduled for Friday January 22, 2021 at 2:00PM, in Antioch Cemetery in LaCrosse. Visit www.zoom.us to Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 848 1586 9478. Arrangements are under the direction of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main ST Gainesville, FL 32601. 352-376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!