Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at First Christian Church in Sedalia. Rev. Susan Barton, Rev. Russell Willoughby and Rev. Wayne Cannon will officiate. Organist Mark Piepenbrink will accompany Rev. Russell Willoughby as he sings "How Great Thou Art," "Amazing Grace," "One Day At A Time" and "Whispering Hope." Pallbearers will be Kenya Berke, Howard Bryson, Cheri Heeren, Dave Kelley, Susan Martin and Tim Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Bryan Bowles, Margaret Bowles, Kim Buso, Matt Buso, Jo Ann Greer and Patty Kelley. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Riverways Hospice of West Plains or the American Cancer Society in care of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born March 20, 1920, at Gilliam, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Birdie Goodman Weinrich. On April 3, 1942, in Sedalia, she married Alfred J. Kirchhoff, who preceded her in death May 16, 1998. She was raised and lived in the Sedalia, Gilliam, Slater and Marshall communities. She was a member of First Christian Church and Eastern Star. She was active with Boy Scouts, Rainbow Girls and her family.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Kirchhoff and wife Darrelene of West Plains and Phillip Kirchhoff and wife Linda of San Antonio, Texas; one daughter, Patty Smith and husband Don of Sedalia; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, John A. Kirchhoff, in 2001 and three brothers.
Additional information provided per family recompense.