CONTACT US   |   254-939-2411   |   MAP & DIRECTIONS    
Harper-Talasek Funeral Homes
Darlene Kirby
April 2, 1935  -  July 31, 2017


Darlene Kirby passed away at the age of 82, on Monday, July 31, 2017 at her home in Belton. She was born on April 2, 1935 in Cameron. Darlene was one of eleven children born to Chester and Velva (Crow) Clinard. She attended school in Cameron and Moody. On December 6, 1955, she married the love of her life, Tommie Kirby, in Cameron. Darlene was a devoted wife and loving mother to her eight children.
Darlene worked hard to provide for her family. She worked at Crestview Manor Nursing Home for 14 years and then at Superior Chaircraft in Belton for 22 years until her retirement. Darlene faithfully worshiped and served the Lord as a member of First Baptist Church in Belton.
Darlene's greatest love in life was her family, especially her grandchildren. Nothing gave her more pleasure that having her family together. She had a tender heart and loved to be there for you. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.
Darlene also loved the Texas Rangers, she looked forward to attending a game whenever she could. When she wasn't cheering for the Rangers she enjoyed bingo, watching game shows and working her puzzle books.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommie Kirby and a son, Tommie Lee Kirby.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Donald E. Kirby and wife Darla J., and Chester Leon Kirby and wife Eve all of Belton and William Kirby and wife Lisa of Zabcikville; daughters, Darla M. Kirby of Belton, Nancy Ann Sigers of Temple and Velva Johnson and husband Charles of Rogers; a step-daughter, Barbara Jean Howerton and husband Virgil of West Virginia; brothers, Gilbert Clinard and wife Billie Ruth, Ronnie Clinard and wife Elaine, Lonnie Clinard and wife Ruby, Hulen Clinard and wife Janet and Raymond Clinard and wife Cricket; sisters, Hester Murrow and Barbara Bulls and husband Lewis; 17 beloved grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Darlene will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel in Belton with Bro. Andy Davis officiating. Burial will follow at North Belton Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the funeral home.

    Print Obituary

Would you like to send flowers to the family of Darlene Kirby?


Send flowers online using our preferred florist.

Choose from favorites below or browse our entire collection.

Lily of Peace Memorial Wreath Pure Grandeur

Hope's Blessing Graceful Scheffalera Vibrant Blessing


Yes, Send Flowers

Click Play below to view the Video Memorial for Darlene Kirby.
If you would like to order a DVD copy of the video, please contact the funeral home at 254-939-2411.



Darlene Kirby

Visitation Schedule

Service Schedule


Return to Obituaries

Send Flowers Send a Private Note What Can I Do?
Harper-Talasek Funeral Homes | 503 North Main | Belton, TX 76513 | 254-939-2411
©2017 Harper-Talasek Funeral Homes | All Rights Reserved | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site By Gemini Graphics Inc.

Your most trusted source for funeral, cremation, preplanning, cemetery and memorialization services in Belton, TX and surrounding areas.