In Loving Memory…

Susan “Gerri” Kirby

Susan Geraldine “Gerri” Kirby, 87, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Good Samaritan Care Center in Cole Camp.

Born September 8, 1932, in Higbee, she was one of five children and the only daughter of Asca Ezra and Beulah (Williams) Robb.

On November 25, 1950, she was united in marriage to Edwin L. Kirby. To this union three children were born.

Gerri was a homemaker and was a devoted wife and mother. Her hobbies included cooking and scrapbooking, and she loved attending the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival. Gerri was a faithful Christian and a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Sedalia.

Surviving are three children: Marilyn Bahner (Danny), of Sedalia, Randy Kirby (Lisa), of Sedalia, and Diana Waters (Roger), of Warrensburg; four grandchildren: Brittany Bahner, Melody Friedly, Ryan McFall and Grant Waters; four great-grandchildren: Sid Fergason, Gunnar Friedly, Dawson Friedly and Parker Friedly; sister-in-law, Nancy Kirby, of Sedalia; nephew, Paul Kirby, of Sedalia; and many other nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers: Wilford Robb, Wilbur Robb, Lemuel Robb and Orville Robb.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Heckart Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Doyle Sager officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church.


  1. May she rest in peace and she was a wonderful woman.. I know I only knew a shost time she was well loced and cared for.

  2. Love you all! So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful soul!

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss! She was such a sweet lady! Prayers for comfort.

  4. Ray and Debbie Murray

    So very sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Randy, I am sorry to hear about this. Please know that I am wishing you and your family peace as you embark on this new normal. It’s not easy losing a parent.

  6. Gerre Howard (Mimi)

    I am so sorry to ur famly and friends for their great loss. I hope they take solace in their grief knowing that you are reunited with ur loved ones & live in the house of our Lord!

  7. Marilyn I’m so sorry for the loss of your momma honey sending healing prayers and thoughts love to you and your family big hugs love you Gayle

  8. Diana and family we are sorry for your loss, prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Bruce and Vicki Troop

  9. I know she will be missed by all of you. I remember spending the night with Diana as a teen. She was always so kind. Big hugs to all of you.

  10. Marilyn Cantrell

    You three kids had a good mom and dad. Know that you will always miss your mom. I am sorry for your loss.

  11. Thinking of you, Randy, with sympathy. Your mother and father were always so pleasant and helpful. Just nice people!

    Betty & Jack

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