Wilma June Kirby, age 80 of Alvin, Texas was called home to be with the Lord June 27, 2021. Wilma was born on October 7, 1940 in Tuttle, Oklahoma, she was a resident of Alvin for 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lorraine and Jodie Kirby. Her beloved brothers, Sonny Kirby, and Jim Kirby and her sisters, Wanda Hutchins and Dorthy Davis.
She enjoyed watching her Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys football teams. She enjoyed cooking, playing solitaire, Western movies, music and decorating for Christmas. Most of all Wilma loved spending time and spoiling all her grandchildren. Wilma was a dedicated and loving mother who worked tirelessly to provide a life for her children she did not have. Wilma at times worked two jobs to ensure her children had the necessities she did not growing up.
She did not let the fact she spent time in an orphanage deter her from becoming a successful working woman, wife and loving mother. She instilled a strong sense of family, hard work ethic and love in her sons and daughter. She was a devoted Baptist relying on her strong faith and trust in the Lord to get her through the tough times in life.
Wilma is survived by her daughter, Selinda Hite, son, John Adkins and wife, Judith, Macio Garcia and wife, Rose, and Richard Garcia and wife, Brenda. Brother, Joe Kirby and wife, Penny, 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial visitation was held on Friday, July 2, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 at Scott Funeral Home