Mary Ann Kirby

Published 12:12 pm Friday, April 15, 2022

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Mary Ann Parker Kirby, 79, of Lynchburg, Va., passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022. She was the wife of the late William Edward Kirby.

Mary Ann was born on Sept. 1, 1942, in Bogalusa, a daughter of the late Reace Parker and Earline Kennedy Parker.

She is survived by her son, William Kirby Jr. of Reston, Va.; her sister, Debra Buchanan of Palmetto, Fla.; and two brothers, Gary Parker (Paula) and Stuart Parker (Jeanette), both of Bogalusa.

The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory in Lynchburg. Interment will be held at Hillview Memorial Gardens in Bogalusa at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 16.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. To send condolences, visit online at