Mrs. Mary Nell Kirkland, 83, of Guntersville, Ala., passed away peacefully Thursday, July 8, 2021.

She loved her family and caring for other people. Mrs. Kirkland loved gardening and going to antique stores and flea markets.

She is survived by her two sons, Allen Collins (Cathy) and Jason Kirkland (Lori); 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; a special nephew, Marty Joe Smallwood; and special friends, Bud and Margaret Gurley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Kirkland; three daughters, Ann Dabbs, Jan Bowman and Lynn Clemons and numerous brothers and sisters.

The funeral service was Monday, July 12, at Carr Funeral Home with Carey Sims officiating. The burial was in Panquin Cemetery.