Funeral services for Ms. Gwendolyn Kirkland were held on Saturday, July 7, 2018, 11 A.M. from Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. A.C. Rush, Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc.was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Kirkland, 87, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Choctaw Residential Center.

She is survived by one sister, Ophelia Kirkland of Brooklyn, NY, two nephews, Mark Kirkland of Philadelphia, MS, and James Kirkland of Pascagoula, MS.

Pallbearers were Jerry Calloway, Terrance Hill, Alvin Butler, Maurice Williams, Willis Greer and Larry Steele.