Jack D. Kirkman, son of Ruth Sprinkle of Bloomfield and the late Ivan Kirkman, was born on Nov. 2, 1944 at Dexter and died at his residence in Dexter on April 3, 2002, at the age of 57. Mr. Kirkman was a former Landscape Architect, of the Pentecostal faith and a resident of Dexter. He was united in marriage to Brenda K. Simmons on Aug. 3, 1974 at Arnold, Mo. Mrs. Kirkman survives of the home in Dexter. Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Jerry Kirkman of Neelyville, Ivan Kirkman and John Kirkman, both of Dexter; by four daughters, Terry Matt of Madison, Ky., Sherri Kline of Athens, Ala., Kim Smiley of St. Louis and Candice Kirkman of Dexter; by three brothers, Jimmy Kirkman of Bernie, David Kirkman of Dexter and Charlie Spears of the State of Delaware; by eight sisters, Louise Black, Jo Ann Burleson, Sharon Kirkman, Darlene Shelton and Carol Rudd, all of Dexter, Nellie Steward of Rolla, Susie Murphy of Jefferson City and Judy McAllister of Chicago, Ill.; and by 11 grandchildren. Graveside services were conducted today, Thursday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dexter Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Kirby officiating.