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Berta Kirby

d. November 4, 2017

Berta Kirby, age 84, of Columbus, passed away November 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Member of Thurman Avenue United Methodist Church. Columbus South High School graduate, class of 1951. Berta was a published author of poems, her favorite poem she wrote titled " Mother". Berta is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Jack Kirby; parents and siblings. Survived by her son, Michael Kirby; granddaughter, Gina Kirby; special niece, Tammy Wagner; special nephew, Tim Tribbett; life long friend since 1939, Gail Keys Howell. Family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 from 3 - 6 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at 10 a.m., Rev. Patricia Iddings and Rev. Tim Rash officiating. Interment to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to Thurman Avenue UMC, 415 Thurman Ave., Columbus, OH 43206. To sign and view Berta's online guest book please visit

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