Helen Gray Kirkham, age 91 of Gallatin, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Graveside Service will be Friday, January 5th at 10:00 a.m. at Crestview Memory Gardens, with Bro. Don Craighead officiating and family serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Thursday, January 4th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home (100 Albert Gallatin Avenue).
Mrs. Kirkham was born January 5, 1926 in Portland to the late Ewing Gray and Mary F. Speakman Gray. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband of 55 years, Leonard Kirkham; son, Kenneth Kirkham; granddaughter, Christina Patrick; and brothers, Gene Gray and Paul Gray. She is survived by husband, Celestino Gomez of Gallatin; daughter, Deborah Stephenson (Jim) of Bethpage; grandchildren, Amanda Todd (Chris) of Hartsville, Sam Stephenson (Dana) of Bethpage, and Eli Stephenson of Chapel Hill, TN; great grandson, Baxter Stephenson; daughter-in-law, Deborah Kirkham of Auburntown, TN; granddaughter, Joan Bryson (Ricky) of Auburntown, TN; great grandchildren, Travis Baines, and Ryan Baines. Mrs. Kirkham is a long time member of Union Hill Church of Christ. Special thanks to Highpoint Hospice for their care and kindness. Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderheritagefh.com. Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored with arrangements.