Kirkland, Anna Mae Vance, age 94, of Madisonville, formerly of Maryville, passed away 8:21 A.M. Friday, November 6, 2020 at Blount Memorial Hospital from the Covid-19 Virus. She was born March 21, 1926 to Lou Bivens Vance and Sam Vance. She was preceded in death by her husband William B. Kirkland, daughter Janice Kirkland, sons Bill and Tom Kirkland and an infant son, brothers Burke, Ray and Junior Vance, sisters Millie Allen and Beulah Williams. Survivors- Son: Sam (Melissa) Kirkland, Daughters: Bea Schuricht, Bernie (Mike) McMahan, Barb (John) Amburn, Brenda (Ric) Chance, Linda Kirkland (Dean Dockery), Brother: Don (Angela) Vance, 12 Grandchildren 22 Great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and special grandson Tyler Kirkland and wife Morgan Special family friends: Iva Kerr, Gail Huff & Ames, Karen Goddard, Brenda Sue McDaniel, Virginia Cline, Eldon & Evelyn Tulloch and Shirley Carson. Graveside service & interment 2:00 P.M. Monday, Little Toqua Cemetery, Rev. Niles Dockery officiating. By adhering to the health and business operation guidelines by the CDC & the Governor’s office for services, you are asked to continue social distancing, wearing masks and frequent handwashing. Should you be sick or feel sick, please stay at home. If you are not able to attend, you are encouraged to visit our website at and sign the guest book or leave private condolences for the family to read. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.

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