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Kirby, Durinda

d. January 19, 2015

Durinda Kirby age 54, of Athens, passed away on Monday January 19, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

She is survived by a brother Mike (Lori) Kirby of Mason City, nieces and nephews Landon “Hoss” (wife Jamie) Kirby of Greenview, Natasha (Adam) Bacon of Greenview, Kaylee Kirby of Mason City, Ryan and Jeremy “Tank” Hatfield of Mason City; great niece and nephew grandchildren Kirby Jo Bacon and Milo Bacon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Merle & Jane (Armstrong) Kirby, a brother Patrick “Fudd” Kirby. Durinda was born March 4, 1960 in Springfield.

She graduated from Greenview High School in 1978.

Durinda worked for Illinois Department of Agriculture as Director of Competitive Events for 35 years.

She was also involved in Sangamon County Relay for Life. She volunteered with the youth charity horse show for 10 years and the 2014 show dedicated to her.

Rev. Stephanie McCullough will be officiating.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until time of memorial services at 12:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home, on Friday January 23, 2015.

Burial of cremains will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Greenview.

Memorials can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children.


  1. We have known Durinda for many years through the IL Dept. of Agriculture. Pam had the pleasure of having her office next to Durinda’s her last several years of working before her retirement. She was so proud of her nieces, nephews and their families – talked about all of you and loved to show off the pictures posted on Facebook!!

    Durinda, you will be missed by your many family members and those many friends that you have.

    Pam & Kent

  2. I was so saddened to hear of Durinda’s passing. She was a wonderful person and a good friend and co-worker. She always had a smile and was a lot of fun to work with. She had a way of making everyone around her a better person. She will be missed by so many people.

  3. We worked with Durinda for several years during the state fair. She was great to work with. So sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

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