Nita Jean Kirker

August 7, 1928 - July 12, 2020

Nita Jean Kirker, 91, of Liberty Township in Adams County, Ohio died Sunday, July 12, 2020 at home with her loving husband and children at her side.  She was born August 7, 1928 in Nelsonville.  She was preceded by parents, Leonard and Roky Hawk; son, Charles (Chip) S. Kirker III; brother, Fred Hawk.

Jean is survived by loving husband of over 71 years Charles (Kirk) S. Kirker, Jr.; daughter, Jan; son, Tom (Janie); grandchildren: Adam Kirker, Amy White (Jed), Aaron Kirker (Danielle) and Karli Meobius (Alex); great grandchildren: Sara White, Mason White; Max White, Ella Kirker and Brooks Kirker.

Jean enjoyed many family and community activities and was active with the West Union Presbyterian Church, West Union Woman’s Club, the Adams County Historical Society, and the Adams County Country Club Ladies’ Golf League.

Memorial donations can be made to West Union Presbyterian Church: 110 S. 2nd St, West Union, OH  45693

The memorial service will be held at a later date due to COVID-19.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated of West Union, Ohio is serving the family.


Jeff and Becky Foster - Jul 27, 2020
Tom,janie,and family We are do very Sorry to hear of your mothers are in our thoughts and prayers
Phillip and Vicki Rhonemus - Jul 20, 2020
Dear Tom, Jan, Janie, and all Kirker Families, Keeping each of you in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Sincerely,
Madonna Barnes Tepe - Jul 18, 2020
So sorry to hear about Jean. She was a wonderful lady. My condolences to the family.
Carol & Tim Daniel - Jul 17, 2020
We are extending our deepest sympathy to your family. So very sorry for your loss! May God comfort each of you.
Karen Scott Bihl - Jul 17, 2020
Rembering Jean as warm and kind
Jim & Debbie Pistole - Jul 16, 2020
My favorite “Mom” growing up, always treated me as 1 of her own. Heaven has acquired a very special lady. Praying for you all, hoping all the great memories should be comforting 🙏🏼❤️😇
Brenda and Lorren Nehus - Jul 16, 2020
So very sorry, our thoughts and prayers are with you 🙏🙏🙏🙏
Ron and Nedra Vogler - Jul 15, 2020
Sending our deepest sympathy. Prayers for the family.
Mary Wilson Roeder - Jul 15, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I’m sure that Jean was greeted at Heavens gates by all of those iconic women who raised us. Hugs to you.
Kenny & Judith McCann - Jul 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for the family. Our deepest sympathy.
Rosella Phipps - Jul 15, 2020
Jean was a wonderful lady, always pleasant, greeting all with that smile...she will be missed. God bless Kirk and the family. 🕊️🙏❤️
Nancy and David Hook - Jul 15, 2020
Very sorry to hear. Heartfelt sympathy and prayers.
Rick Lockhart - Jul 15, 2020
Prayers of love and peace to the Kirker family.Surround yourselves with warm memories and joyful times.What a great lady..
George Thompson - Jul 15, 2020
So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. A wonderful lady!
Teresa Wilson Torrez - Jul 15, 2020
So many beautiful memories of Jean. We all grew up together and our moms were great friends. God speed and say hello to Fern and give her a big hug from me. Love you always Jean 🙏🙏🙏🙏
Bill and Trish(Perry) Shelton - Jul 15, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
Esta Clyta Deborah Carter - Jul 15, 2020
Sorry for your loss
Kathy Dru (Hawk) Brandt - Jul 15, 2020
Heaven just got a little brighter. We will miss you aunt Jean... Love You! Barrie & Kathy Brandt of Dublin Ohio
Rick and Belinda Sininger - Jul 15, 2020
Hoping your treasured memories will bring much comfort in the days ahead.
Christopher Beam - Jul 14, 2020
Our deepest sympathies to each of you. Many memories of years gone by.
Kim Crawford - Jul 14, 2020
What a beautiful tribute to Jean! She was a very special Lady and shared her love with us all~~