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Obituary for Irene F. Kirk (Gooch)

Irene F. Gooch Kirk, 91, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at the Lawrence Hall Nursing Home, in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Irene was born on Thursday, October 11, 1928, in Egypt, Arkansas, to William and Ednas Herring Gooch.

Irene is preceded in death by her husband; Douglas Kirk; parents, William and Ednas Gooch; two brothers, Morris Gooch and Orburn Gooch; and one sister Edith Hisaw.

Irene is survived by her two sons, Larry Kirk and Perry Kirk; one daughter, Sandra Tally; three brothers, Lloyd (Jenny) Gooch, of Pocahontas, Danny (Sally) Gooch, of Vero Beach, Florida, and Bill (Betty) Gooch, of Pocahontas; and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, on Saturday, August 22, 2020. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Irene’s funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 12:00 pm; Larry Rogers, officiating.

Irene will be laid to rest in the Glenfield Memorial Park, in New Albany, Mississippi, on Monday, August 24,2020.

COVID-19 restrictions are in effect. Those attending must follow the directives issued by the Governor of Arkansas that include, but are not limited to, the following: wearing a face covering, signing the contact registry, and maintaining social distancing at all times.