Lula E. Kirkman, 79, of Chillicothe and formerly of Vandalia, died at 9:35 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at Luster Chapel United Methodist Church in rural Vandalia, with the Rev. Louis Frick officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church at 10:15 a.m. A special Eastern Star service will be held at the church. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Rescue 33 in Chillicothe.