Margaret Ann Kirkland
Margaret Ann Kirkland
  • May 11, 1928 - July 3, 2017
  • Lutz, Florida

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Margaret Ann (Mellencamp) Kirkland, 89, of Tampa, died at 1:00 pm, Monday, July 3, 2017 at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, Florida. She resided with her husband, John Kirkland at Magnolia Manor ALF. She was born May 11, 1928 in Honey Creek, Iowa, to William and Dora Reese.

Survivors include her husband John Kirkland, his son David & Judy, and Margaret's sons Richard Mellencamp and wife Connie, Darrell Mellencamp and wife RaeAnn, Dennis Mellencamp and wife Sandy, and daughter Kerin Noah and husband David, 9 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren. Surviving siblings are Bernice Driver and Vern Reese.

She was proceeded in death by her first husband, Warren Mellencamp, her parents, William and Dora Reese, sisters Lucille Mellencamp and Elsie Meier and her husband Arnold, brother Don, brother-in-law Leo Driver, grandson Jason Mellencamp and granddaughter-in-law Jennifer Mellencamp.

Visitation is scheduled for 2:00-3:00 pm on Saturday, July 8, 2017 with a Chapel Service to follow at 3:00 pm at Blount & Curry Funeral Home- Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W Bearrs Ave, Tampa, Florida 33618.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Family of Christ Lutheran Church,Tampa, Florida and may be sent to Kerin Noah at 16325 Bonneville Drive, Tampa 33624.