Peterson Funeral Chapel

            John "Terry" Kirksey, 72, of Verona, MO. passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

            He was born to John and Lena Gaylon Kirksey on July 13, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA.  He retired from Syntex in Verona and was a U.S. Army Veteran.

            Survivors include two daughters, Shela Eutsler of Marionville, MO. and Mary Teague of Verona, MO.; 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Chris; and two sisters, Charlotte Surratt and Iris Kirksey.

            A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 4 from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.