Oma Florence Kirkpatrick of Advance, daughter of the late Silas Zeno and Eva Myers Green, was born Aug. 14, 1918 at Grassy and died Dec. 29, 2001 at the Advance Nursing Center at the age of 83. She retired from the Lutesville Hat Factory and had been a homemaker. Oma was a member of the Church of Christ of Advance. On Nov. 10, 1936 she was united in marriage to Claude Allen Kirkpatrick at Senath. He preceded her in death in March of 1979. Survivors include one son, David Allen Kirkpatrick of Cievo, Calif.; one daughter, Brenda Jeaneal Vandeven of Marble Hill; one sister, Marie Cumpton of Advance; and four grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Visitation was held Dec. 30 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. Funeral services were conducted in the Morgan Funeral Chapel on Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. with Bro. Billy Davis officiating. Interment followed at the McGee Chapel Cemetery near Grassy with Morgan Funeral Home of Advance in charge of arrangements.