ATLANTA, Texas—Bubba Kirkland, 41, of Queen City, Texas, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

Mr. Kirkland was born Nov. 3, 1971, in Naples, Texas. He was employed with ABCO Industrial Coating.

Survivors include his parents, Jean and David Cothren of Queen City and Vernice and Traci Kirkland of Jefferson, Texas; five sisters, Jaime Kirkland-Wyatt of Bloomburg, Texas, Morgan Westbrook of Marietta, Texas, Joanne Gibson of Wake Village, Texas, Cindy Jackson of Denver, Colo., and Gretchen Massingill of Atlanta, Texas; two brothers, Remington Westbrook of Marietta and Michael Harrist of Atlanta, Texas; his grandparents, Bernice Addy of Marietta and Ed and Mary Whitlow of Queen City; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Queen City, with Mike Lovely officiating. Burial will be in Queen City Cemetery under direction of Hanner Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to the building fund at First Baptist Church, Queen City.

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Published: 07/28/2013