Obituary: Lyda Speer Kirby

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Lyda "Chick" Speer Kirby, 89, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at Lynchburg Nursing Center following an extended illness.

Mrs. Kirby was self-employed, owning numerous businesses during her working years. She was a member of the Brandon's Chapel Methodist Church in Lynchburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Kirby.

She is survived by her son, Malcolm (Lynda) Edwards of Scottsville, Ky; grandson, Chris (Jeanette) Edwards of Guyton, Ga.; brother, Harry Roundtree of Del Rio, Texas; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, from the chapel of Lynchburg Funeral Home with Rev. A. J. Alderman officiating, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery, Lewisburg.