- Last Updated on 07:54 AM 12/23/13
Mrs. Katheryn Adams Irby died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 91.
She was born on April 14, 1922 in Charlotte County to the late Luther Adams and the late Patti Royster Adams and was married to the late Robert Edward Irby.
She was a member of McCanless Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher, and she was a retired employee of J. P. Stevens.
Survivors include a daughter, Dale Glasscock, and husband Jimmy of South Boston; one son, Byron Irby, and wife Joyce of South Boston; two brothers, Billy Adams and “Jiggs” Adams, both of Charlotte County; her daughter-in-law, Deborah Irby, of Rougemont, N.C.; five grandchildren, Jennifer Oakes, Kelly Glasscock, Amber Tingen, Allison Irby and Spencer Irby; three great-grandchildren, Emily Oakes, Sydney Tingen and A. J. Tingen.
In addition to her parents and husband, a son, Bobby Irby, preceded her in death.
Funeral services for Mrs. Irby will be held on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phil Showers officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home Sunday night from 7 until 8:30 and at other times at the home of Dale and Jimmy Glasscock, 206 Eanes Street, South Boston.
The family requests that anyone wishing to give memorials please consider McCanless Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 876, South Boston, VA 24592.