Obituary for Dorothy Lorene Kirkham

Dorothy Lorene Kirkham

Aug 14th, 1926 - Jul 24th, 2020
Aug 14, 1926
Jul 24, 2020
Visitation Date:
July 29 12- 1
Visitation Location:
Funeral Date:
July 29 1 PM
Funeral Location:
Kilpatricks West Monroe
1321 North 7th St West Monroe [Map]
Survived by:
3 daughters:
Marcia Kirkham,
Lynn Sanderlin (Ted),
Laura Kirkham
3 sons:
Henry (Bertie),
Ronald (Judy),
Ralph (Cheryl)
8 grandchildren
10 great-grandchildren
and a host of friends
Rev. Charles Martindale

Biography: Born and raised in Chatham, LA,  Dorothy moved to West Monroe to attend BMI business school. After graduating, she went on to work at LP&L, where she met the love of her life, "Kirk". They were married in 1951 and she made a loving home for her husband and 6 kids.  She became a great cook where she prepared many delicious meals for her family as well as her kids' friends. She became such a celebrated cook that the local newspaper highlighted her skills numerous times. Later, she provided a loving environment to her grandchildren. She was a godly mother and faithful member First Baptist Church of West Monroe.