4638. Rodney Freeman Kirkpatrick was born in 1925 in Nebraska.
Rodney Freeman Kirkpatrick and Maxine Wheeler were married in 1945 in Athens, Clarke Co., Georgia. They were divorced in 1964. Maxine Wheeler was born on 25 October 1922 in Elwood, Gosper Co., Nebraska.1787 She died on 25 September 2005 at the age of 82 in Andrews, Andrews Co., Texas.1787 She was buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Artesia, Eddy Co., New Mexico.1787 Artesia, N.M. Maxine Kirkpatrick, 82, of Artesia, N.M., a homemaker, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, in Andrews. Services were Wednesday at First Christian Church in Artesia with the Revs. Gerald Harper and Leslie Gross officiating. Burial was at Woodbine Cemetery. Arrangements are by Terpening & Son Mortuary. She was born in Elwood, Neb. She was a member of First Christian Church. Survivors Sons, Rodney G. Kirkpatrick of Lubbock and Russell K. Kirkpatrick of Los Lunas, N.M.; daughters, Sue Harwell of Las Cruces, N.M., Ynona Gross of Andrews and Patricia Thames of Lubbock; sister, Delores Smaldone of Lakewood, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Odessa American - September 30, 2005.
Services are scheduled at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 28, at First Christian Church for Maxine Kirkpatrick, Artesia, New Mexico.
Mrs. Kirkpatrick was born October 25, 1922 in Elwood, Nebraska; the daughter of LeRoy Wheeler and Anna Jane (Cooley) Wheeler. She came to Artesia in 1952 from Nebraska. She was a Homemaker and member of First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Ruth Brand. Survivors include her sons Rodney G. Kirkpatrick and wife Karen of Lubbock, Texas, and Russell K. Kirkpatrick and wife Emma of Los Lunas, N.M.; daughters Sue Harwell of Las Cruces, N.M., Ynona Gross and husband Leslie of Andrews, Texas, and Patricia Thames and husband Mike of Lubbock; sister Delores Smaldone and husband Jerry of Lakewood, Colorado; grandchildren Robert Cottrell of Corona, N.M., Brad Cottrell of College Station, Texas, Cody Harwell of Artesia, Eric Kirkpatrick of Galveston, Texas, Sara Robinson of Las Cruces, Lisa Colette Reed of Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Carlee Galvan, Jennifer Lee, Lisa Martinez, Kirk Eppers, and Andy Kirkpatrick all of Lubbock; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Rodney Freeman Kirkpatrick and Maxine Wheeler had the following children: