Lola Eufalla Kirby, 97 - Big Springs

Lola Eufalla Kirby, 97, of Big Springs, W.Va., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, March 2, 2009, at Minnie Hamilton Health System, Grantsville.

She was born May 3, 1911, in Ritchie County, a daughter of the late Van and Ida Cox. She retired from B.F. Goodrich and was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Betty Wagoner of Big Bend, Wanda Moore of Mogadore, Ohio, and Mestil Richards of Parkersburg; one sister, Glean McGill of Harrisville; two half-sisters, Lucy Reed of Smithville and Fay Holbert of Parkersburg; two half-brothers, Clell Cox of Smithville and Clinton Cox of Vienna; two sons-in-law, Ernest Wagoner of Big Bend and Thirman Gainer of Big Springs; two daughters-in-law, Anna Mae Kirby of Grantsville and Margaret Kirby of Big Springs; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Okey Kirby; two daughters, Maxine Eagle and Colleen Gainer; two sons, Dennis Kirby and Glennis Kirby; two sisters, Dicie Wright and Berbia Merritt; three brothers, Archie Cox, Mont Cox and Burr Cox; three sons-in-law, Basil Eagle, Bud Richards and Bill Moore; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Blessed Hope Baptist Church, Big Springs. Interment will be in the Fluharty Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, and one hour prior to service Sunday at the church.