Lovelee Lawanda Lynne Kirk was born Monday, January 22, 1973, at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio to Robert Alison and Deborah “Debbie” Lee Zimmerman Kirk. At age 48, she went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 29, 2021, at Ohio Health Doctors West Hospital.
Lovelee was a graduate of Linden McKinley High School, Northeast Career Center, Central State University and the University of Dayton. She was an educator with Columbus City Schools teaching 2nd graders at Avalon Elementary School. Lawanda also was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Preceded in death by her daughter, Collyn Kirk Hawkins; father, Robert Kirk; dad, Harold McCoy; grandparents, Leonard and Wanda Zimmerman, Holsey and Martha Kirk; uncles, Holsey Kirk, John Kirk, David Kirk, Herman Kirk, William Zimmerman, Clifford Holcomb, James Reeves; aunt, Martha Pecks.
Lawanda’s memory will be cherish by her daughter, Cameron Kirk Hawkins; mother, Deborah McCoy; bonus daughters, Christen Hawkins, Jovanni Hawkins, Latazia Davis; bonus sons, Christopher Hawkins, Robert Akins; brothers, Daryl McCoy, Dennis Kirk, Harold McCoy, Ricardo McCoy; sisters, Allyson Kirk, Tracey Norris; aunts, Twila Fultz, Tonia Zimmerman, Malicsie Kirk, Joyce McCoy, Jean Riley, Renee Cave, LaTanya Lampkin, Janice McCoy, Bonnie McCoy, Lucille Ragland, Beatrice Holcomb, Juanita Zimmerman, Johnnie Huston; uncles, Dwayne Zimmerman, Michael (Tonia) Zimmerman Jr, Virgil McCoy, Robert McCoy, Harold Ragland, Winston White; cousins, Michael Zimmerman, Jr., Matthew (Dreanne) Zimmerman, Chelsea (Derryon) Smith, Michael Bridges, Cary Fultz, Natasha “Naima” (Joseph) McCaskill, Melissa Zimmerman; godmother and aunt, Alva Reeves; godfather, Al Young; bonus sisters, Keandra Kearns, Keisha Bates Cleveland, Brandy Bryant, former husband, Jarrett McGill; father of her children, David Hawkins; second generation cousins, other relatives, many friends, colleagues, her sisters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Visitation 9AM and Life Celebration 10AM at Mt Hermon Baptist Church, 2283 Sunbury Rd. Interment, Northlawn Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES. 4019 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio 614-444-1463
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