Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Austin  American  Statesman
Austin, Texas
January 7, 2011
Section B, Page 4
Janice Sherritt Kirkman
          Janice Sherritt Kirkman, 74, of Kingsland, Texas, passed away on January 4, 2011 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Jan was born July 1, 1936 in Shelbyville, Indiana to Harry and Beulah Sherritt and was a 1954 graduate of Shelbyville High School. She attended Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana where she met her husband of 52 years, Bill. In 1958, she graduated from Butler with a B.A. in English and a minor in journalism.
          Over their blessed years together, Jan and Bill lived in Indiana, Georgia, Texas and Florida. Since 1990, they were the owners of three family businesses including KHLB AM/FM in the Texas Hill Country, Pearle Vision Centers of San Antonio, Texas and Travel Ezee of Marble Falls, Texas.
          Jan was an avid reader and loved to travel, having visited over 40 countries during her life. She was a professional motivational speaker and presented frequently to local civic and service organizations. She was a member of the Church at Horseshoe Bay, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Highland Lakes Social Club, Kingsland Chamber of Commerce and Lambda Nu..
          Jan was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and will be missed dearly by her family and great many friends. She is survived by her husband Bill and their four children, Kevin Kirkman and wife Carolyn of Allen, Texas, Kelly Klein and husband Joe of Austin, Texas, Kent Kirkman and wife Leni of San Antonio, Texas, and Keith Kirkman and wife Tracey of Chandler, Arizona. Her legacy also lives on through 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Beulah Sherritt, and her sister, Betty Carmel.
          A celebration of Jan's life will be held Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge, Horseshoe Bay, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Jan's memory to Scott & White Lake of the Hills Hospital, 2401 South 31st Street, Temple, Texas 76508..
          Cremation arrangements by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory 145 Texas Avenue Kingsland, Texas 78639 (325) 388-0008. An online registry may be signed at
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Friday, 20 Jun 1969
Rev. Kirkman,
Dugger, Dies
          Rev. Paul V. Kirkman,  40, of Dugger, pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle church, located between Dugger and Linton, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Freeman-Greene County hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack at 9 p.m. Thursday at his home.  Rev. Kirkman was born in Sullivan County July 29, 1928, the son of Sherman and  Lessie Beal Kirkman.  He was a veteran of World War II.
          Survivors include the wife,  Mrs. Beatrice Miller Kirkman;  a daughter,  Mrs. Rosemarie Jarman  of Linton; the mother, Mrs. Lessie Kirkman of Dugger; two sisters,  Mrs. Blanche Pierce  of Bloomfield and  Mrs. Mary Bennett  of Indianapolis; two brothers,  John Kirkman  of Beech Grove and  Norman Kirkman  of Dugger, and two grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Gospel Tabernacle with Rev. Willis Ross officiating.  Burial will be made in the Dugger cemetery and friends may call at the Newkirk Funeral Home in Dugger after 7 p.m. Saturday.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

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