Kay Ellen (Jones) Irby

April 1, 1940 ~ August 8, 2021 (age 81)


Kay E. Irby, 81, of Hampton, passed away August 8, 2021 at UnityPoint Trinity, Rock Island after a brief illness.

Per her wishes, there will be a private family service.  Private burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery. 

Kay Ellen Jones was born April 1, 1940 in Moline; the daughter of Donald and Verna (Adams) Jones.  She was a 1958 graduate of United Township High School, East Moline.  Kay married Darrell Irby July 30, 1960, in Moline. She had expressed on their anniversary how proud she was the two of them had had 61 years together.  She worked for the Watkins Orthodontics, Moline as a receptionist. 

Kay enjoyed traveling.  Kay and Darrell spent 27 years, wintering in Tucson, Arizona. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Darrrell, Hampton, her son, Kevin Irby, Hampton, her daughters, Jodi Lundahl, Holly Springs, North Carolina, and Pennie Irby, Mt Clemens, Michigan, her grandchildren, Kyle Irby, Samantha Irby, Morgan, Lundahl, and Hayden Lundahl, two great-grandchildren, and her sister, Jackie (George) Bloomberg, Woodhull, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents.


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