Dewey Lindell Kirkland, 65, of Benton, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013.
He was a machine operator with Weyerhaeuser and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Coghill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Bain Kirkland.
He is survived his wife, JoAnn Kirkland of Benton; sons, Seth Kirkland of Ringgold and Kevin Kirkland and Jeremy Kirkland, both of Benton; grandchildren: Hayden, Brooklyn and Alaysia Kirkland; father, Robert Kirkland of Athens; brothers, Bobby Kirkland of Athens and Gary Kirkland of California; and sister, Joyce Kirkland of Athens.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Coghill Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Hatcher officiating.
Interment will follow in Coghill Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Higgins Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Kirkland family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.