Dallie “Dee Dee” Gunnells Kirby, 57, wife of the late Lonnie Glenn Kirby, died Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at her residence after an extended illness.
Mrs. Kirby was born on November 28, 1963 in Charleston, daughter of the late Harold Rudolph Gunnells and Mary Leona Flowers Gunnells. Dee Dee loved fishing, spending time with her family and grandchildren, the beach and beach music, was a dog lover and a very independent woman.
Surviving are her daughters, Rhonda (Chase) Gunnells of Timmonsville and Crystal (Jose) Kirby of Effingham; son, Glenn Kirby, Jr. of Scranton; grandchildren, Kimberly Wallace, L.J. Wallace, Destiny Wallace, Harley Driggers, Savanna Kirby, and Troy Kirby; great grandchildren, Addison Tisdale, Emma Wallace, Sapphire Wallace; sister, Nancy Gunnells of Hampton, SC; brothers, Jeff “Hippie” Gunnells of Scranton and Bruce Gunnells of Coward; special niece and caregiver, Ellen Hadwin.
Mrs. Kirby was preceded in death by her brothers, Henry Gunnells and Ray Gunnells.
Funeral service will be 5:00 PM, Friday, May 14, 2021 at Lake City Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow at Manoah Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Friday, May 14, 2021 at Lake City Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Funeral Home, In Memory of Dee Dee Kirby, PO Box 757, Scranton, SC 29591.
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