Catherine Sorey Kirkland
Catherine Sorey Kirkland
  • June 24, 1927 - June 10, 2017
  • Hanover, Indiana

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Mrs. Catharine Sorey Kirkland

Mrs. Catharine Sorey Kirkland , age 89, of Madison, Indiana, Catharine entered this life on June 24, 1927 in Greensboro, North Carolina. She was the loving daughter of the late Joshua Howard and Juanita Fogle Sorey. She was raised in Orlando and graduate high school in Washington D.C. She graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida with a Major in Music. On October 9, 1956 she was united in marriage to Victor Jean Kirkland in Orlando, Florida. This happy union of 57 years was blessed with one daughter, Ann. The family resided in Stone Mountain, Georgia from 1970-2013. After the death of her husband she resided in Madison to be near her daughter. She had co-owned with her late husband several dry cleaners until they retired in the 1980's. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed the love of music with her grandson, Spike. Catharine died on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 5:50 p.m. at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana.


Catharine will be missed by her loving daughter, Ann Kirkland and her husband, Steven Boone of Hanover, Indiana; her loving grandson, Isaac "Spike" Boone; her cousin, Lawrence Spillan of Alexandria, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her father, Joshua Howard Sorey, her mother, Juanita Fogle Sorey, and her beloved husband of 57 years, Victor Jean Kirkland, died April 5, 2013.


Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum, 2300 Temple Drive in Winter Park, Florida. Interment will follow in the Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum,2300 Temple Drive in Winter Park, Florida


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital