Donna Sue McCown-Kirby

Donna Sue McCown-Kirby, 79, of Asheville, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Born July 12, 1941 in Cairo, Illinois, Donna lived in Asheville over 50 years.

Donna attended UNCA for four years majoring in Communications and Art. She was the vice president of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority Zeta Chapter in 1981, 82.  She earned an AAS degree in Business Administration from AB Tech. She acted with the Montford Park Players and other theater companies through the '80s.

She is survived by her children; Clifford Kirby and wife Carla; Laura Lee Kirby-Peterson, her husband Jon and their son, Erik; Lynn Fitzpatrick and her son Johnathon, his wife Katrina and their daughter Harper Gwen Fitzpatrick; Kenneth Kirby; Shannon Miller and her daughter Rhiannon; Donna's sister Sally McCown Bridger, brothers Timothy and David McCown, and many nieces and nephews.

Donna was one of Jehovah's Witnesses. A memorial will be held through the Asheville North Congregation Kingdom Hall ZOOM at 1:00 Saturday July 17. 828-696-2454 or for information.

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