Cynthia Ilene Kirby
Cynthia Ilene Kirby
  • August 12, 1954 - January 4, 2018
  • Amherst, Virginia

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Cynthia Ilene Kirby, 63, of Amherst, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Fairmont Crossing.
Born August 12, 1954 in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Walter Billup Wood, Jr. and the late Mabel Eyler Wood Evans and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Zachary Davidson and significant other, Thomas Ramsey. She was a former employee of Sodexo, where she worked in the cafeteria of Liberty University.
Cynthia is survived by two daughters, Crystal G. Epperson and husband Mike of Rustburg and Donna Kirby Tyree and husband Norman of Amherst; two sisters, Cathy Evans and husband Andy and Anna Gowen, all of Amherst; one brother, Johnny Wood and wife Polly, also of Amherst and four grandchildren, Alana Eppperson, Tristan Epperson, Josh Tyree, and Michael Tyree.
A celebration of Cynthia's life will be held from 6:30-8:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2017 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.
Memorial contributions, in Cynthia's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc.
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Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Monelison Chapel is serving Cynthia's family.