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2013-11-07 / Obituaries


Kerry Clyde Kiracofe, 53, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at his home. He was born Dec. 4, 1959 in Mobile. His parents were Hubert and Mary Kiracofe of Jackson. Kiracofe was the second of three children. He married Joy Carlisle on Sept. 8, 1990. They had four children. Kerry “Clyde” spent most of his life working construction. He was a very talented craftsman/woodworker. He also was a small business owner in his latter career. At the time of his death he was disabled. He was a member of Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family and friends. He will be remembered by his loving children, Lauren Alexia Ross, Jacob Kerry Kiracofe, Zachary Clyde Kiracofe and Joseph Byron Kiracofe. Also, his grandson Christopher Clayton Ross and his former spouse and lifelong friend, Joy Carlisle Kiracofe. He will also be remembered by one sister, Jackie (Mack) Napper of Jackson; brother, Danny Kiracofe of Jackson; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Mary Kiracofe.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Springfield Methodist Prostestant Church in Sandflat with Jimmy Andrews and Rev. Benny Crawford officiating. Interment followed at Kelley Cemetery with Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson directing.

Pallbearers were Kevin Napper, Bruce Andrews, Jesse Jackson, Jason Harrison, John Martin and Mark Smith.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

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