Services for Juanell Irons Kirkland were held Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Bloomfield Congregational Methodist Church with Dr. Wayne Hill officiating. Burial followed in Bloomfield Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kirkland, 82, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

She was a native and longtime resident of Neshoba County. Mrs. Kirkland was Methodist by faith. She had formerly worked at Wells-Lamont in Philadelphia.

Survivors include her daughters, Cathy Irons Copeland of Philadelphia, Gail Irons Keith (Garvin) of Hollandale, and Kaye Irons McDonald (Richard) of Philadelphia; sons, Ronnie Irons (Carolyn) of Vicksburg, Donnie Irons (Michelle) of Skidmore, Texas, Ricky Irons (Kathy) of Philadelphia and Jeff Irons (Cindi) of Vicksburg; honorary daughters, LaTonya Gordon Williams and Janice Sansing; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn Burkes of Philadelphia and brother, Harold Williamson of Vicksburg.

Mrs. Kirkland was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Kirkland and Charles Irons; parents, Manuel and Millie Williamson; and brothers, Willie James Williamson and Gilbert Williamson.

Pallbearers were Mike Williamson, Richard Matthews, Tucker Estes, Josh Sansing, Brandon Keith, Jonathan Booker, Jason Boswell, Cameron Boswell and Tim Rogers.

The family would like to express special thanks to Neshoba County Nursing Home and staff and Quality Hospice.