KIRK: Barbara Jean (nee Herries) – A resident of Ridgetown, Barbara Kirk passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the age of 73. Born in Aylmer, Barbara was the daughter of the late Frederick Marlee Herries (1969) and Mabel Alta (Dunn) Herries (1988). Dear wife of the late Ernest Ronald Kirk (1982). Loving mother of Kathy Lynn Sumnall (Derrick) of London, Michael Ronald Kirk (Kelly) of Alma and the late Beth Ann Kirk (1966). Proud Nana of Jakson Kirk and Abigale Kirk. Predeceased by her brother Hubert Frederick Herries (1999). Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street E., Ridgetown on Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Cremation to follow with a private family interment at Union Cemetery to take place at a later date. Donations in memory of Barbara to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario, (519)674-3141.