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 Margaret Lurena <I>Kirk</I> Flint

Margaret Lurena Kirk Flint

Death 26 Mar 2012 (aged 95)
Burial Darlington, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 86862740 · View Source
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Margaret Kirk Flint, 95, of Darlington, passed away Monday at Parkwood Health Center in Lebanon. She was born Sept. 30, 1916, at Bowers, to Harley and Bertha May Gant Kirk.
After graduating from Bowers High School in 1934 Margaret worked in various stores and restaurants in Colfax and Wilson Bros. Shirt Factory in Crawfordsville.
Margaret was married to J. P. Flint in Sept. 1943. They owned and operated hotels in Rockville, Attica and Clinton before J. P. retired. He died in 1957
They had two daughters: Judith Patricia, who passed away in 1971 and Jean Flint, a retired elementary teacher in Carmel. Mrs. Flint had been a member of the Darlington Christian Church since 1956 where she once served as clerk of the church board and as a deaconess. In 2002, she and her daughter, Jean, along with many volunteers, were responsible for adding Memorial Hall onto the church.
Margaret enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, tending to her yard and flowers, and traveling. One of the highlights of her travels around the Pacific rim was visiting Les Denley and his family in Australia in 1973. Margaret and Les had been pen pals for over 50 years.
She was a member of the Darlington Women's Fellowship and the former Thursday afternoon Litery Club. She was also a sponsor for 29 years of the Preceptor Gamma Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. While living in Rockville she as an active member in the Gamma Sigma chapter of Tri Kappa Sorority.
Survivors: daughter, Jean Flint, Carmel; nephew, William Hole (Alma), rural Darlington; niece Mary Sorrels, Darlington; cousins, Joe Kirk, Darlington and Vivian Hain, Columbus, Ohio.
She was prededed in death by her parents, husband J. P., daughter Judith, sisters, Mildred Kirk Lee (Robert), Myrl Kirk Hole (Lester), and a niece, Ester Hole Krukewitt
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Darlington Christian Church and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Entombment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Darlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Darlington Public Library, P.O. Box 248, Darlington, IN 47940.

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  • Created by: Nancy Pickel
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86862740
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Lurena Kirk Flint (30 Sep 1916–26 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86862740, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Darlington, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Pickel (contributor 47594683) .