Kirkpatrick, III, Ira Lee

Ira Lee Kirkpatrick, III

Ira Lee Kirkpatrick, III, 54, of McDonough, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. He was born in Noxapater, Miss., to the late Ira Lee and Dallie Lucille Graham Kirkpatrick, Jr.

Ira was a member of Stockbridge First United Methodist Church. He taught in the Clayton County School System for 31 years.

Ira is survived by his wife, Sharon Kirkpatrick, of McDonough; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Kirkpatrick and Jantson Haney, of Morrow; son, Aaron Michael Kirkpatrick, of McDonough; mother, Dallie Lucille Kirkpatrick, of Noxapater, Miss.; sister and brother-in-law, Lillian and Joe Mirando, of Ponchatoula, La.

Memorial Services will be held on Friday, at 2 p.m., Jan. 20, at the Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jody Ray officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, 4863 North Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, Ga., 30281, or Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Drive, McDonough, Ga., 30253. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-1414.