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George Frank Kirkland, Sr.

June 12, 1945 ~ June 29, 2020 (age 75)

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Mr. George Frank Kirkland, Sr., 75, of Summertown passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.


Mr. Kirkland was born June 12, 1945 in Emanuel County to the late Jessie Benjamin Kirkland and Jane Ellen Moxley Kirkland. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sandra Hale Kirkland; brothers, Jake Kirkland, Ben Kirkland and Gene Kirkland; sister, Janie Butler. Mr. Kirkland loved farming, fishing, hunting and gardening. He was of the Baptist Faith.


Survivors include his sons, George (Donna) Kirkland of Midville, Dennis (Meisha) Kirkland of Summertown and Thomas (Ashley) Kirkland of Statesboro; daughter, Denise Kirkland Wheeler of Summertown; brother, Bill Kirkland of Midville; sisters, Pearl Burch of Edgeville, S.C., Nellie (Bill) Beasley of Augusta, Lena Wood of Augusta and Martha (Jerry) Register of N. Augusta; grandchildren, Morgan, Denny, Cassy and Cane; several nieces, nephews and many friends.


Graveside Service will be held Thursday, July 2, 2020, 11:30 a.m. at Summertown United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating.


The family will receive friends Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.


Pallbearers are Denny Lyn, Wyatt Johnson, Windy Underwood, Jimmy Atkins, Chesley Flanders and Jim Sherrod.


Honorary Pallbearers are Sammy Brown, Gordon Welch, Charles Page, Don Farrow, Tommy Simpson and Tommy Robinson.


The family will receive friends after the service at The Summertown Community Center.


In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, 6 feet rule will be enforced during viewing and service.


In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children.


Condolences may be expressed at


Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. George Frank Kirkland, Sr., 75, of Summertown.

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July 2, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Graveside Service
July 2, 2020

11:30 AM
Summertown United Methodist Church Cemetery

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