Obituary for Dorothy Lorene Kirkham

Dorothy Lorene Kirkham

Aug 14th, 1926 - Jul 24th, 2020
Aug 14, 1926
Jul 24, 2020
Dec 31, 1969 6:00 pm
Visitation Location:
Dec 31, 1969 6:00 pm
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.