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Helen Kirby

September 19, 1953 — August 9, 2020

Helen Kirby, age 66, of Waynesburg, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 in her home.

Born September 19, 1953 in Waynesburg, the daughter of the late Wayne Robert and Beulah (Anderson) Leonard.

Helen was a life-long resident of Greene County. She graduated from West Greene High School. She was a member of the Oak View United Methodist church in Waynesburg and attended the Rogersville United Methodist Church. She was employed as a Secretary for Emerald Mine until she hurt her back and could no longer work. Helen enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, and having card night with friends whenever they could get together.

Helen is survived by two children, Richelle (Joe) Zirkle, of Houston and Angela (Nicholas) Whoolery, of Lehigh Acres, FL.; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; six siblings, Jay Leonard, Kathleen Hines, Pearlene Spencer, Earnestine Cogar, Donna Jones, and Alma Gray.

In addition to her parents and husband, Kenneth E. Kirby, who passed on March 7, 2017, she was preceded in death by five siblings, Howard and Clyde Gaines, Shirley Falls, Imogene Gaines, and Sandra Howard.

At the request of the family all services are private and have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

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