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Jean Carrigan Kirksey

March 11, 1947 — January 9, 2024

Jean Louise Carrigan Kirksey, age 76, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Catawba County. She was born to the late Paul Franklin Carrigan and Sadie Little Carrigan in Alexander County on Tuesday, March 11, 1947. Mrs. Kirksey was a member of Pentecostal Church of The Living God in Newton, NC. Jean enjoyed playing bingo, doing puzzle books, and talking to people. She loved her family.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Kirksey; brother, Lee Roy Carrigan.

Those left to cherish the memories of Jean include her sons, Rickie Carrigan (Barbara) and Terry Williams (Tracy); stepdaughters, Susie Witt (Michael), Peggi Mitchell; grandchildren, Cole and Lexi Carrigan, Emily Matthews; sister, Glenda Mecimore; step-grandchildren, John Matheson, Jennifer Matthews, Alex Witt (Noelle), Nikki Witt; step-great-grandchildren, Millicent Dean, Greyson Witt; sister-in-law, Daphne Carrigan; nieces, Angela Mecimore and Cynthia Mecimore.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be with the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pentecostal Church of The Living God, 731 N Caldwell Ave, Newton, NC 28658

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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