Mrs. Valerie Elaine Nesbit Kirkland, 75, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, in the South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Kirkland was born July 18, 1942, in Brunswick, Maine, to the late William James Nesbit and Isabelle McInnis Nesbit. She graduated from P.C.H.S. in Guilford, ME and was a member and secretary and treasurer of Olive Leaf Hunting Club. She had worked in administration for the AIG Insurance Company. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde John Kirkland, Sr., and a brother-in-law, Charles Kirkland. Survivors are a step daughter and husband: Kathy & Gary Kirkland-Owens, DuPont, GA; step-son and wife: Clyde John “C.J.” & Lisa Kirkland, Jr., Longs SC; two brothers and wives: Donald & Edwina Nesbit, Vernon, CT and William “Bill” & Nancy Nesbit, Port Allegheny, PA; five grandchildren, Matthew & Allison Brown, Stephen & Traci Brown, Nicholas & Tonia Brown, Taylor Kirkland and Rhiannon & Chase Weiskopf; seven great grandchildren, two brothers-in-law: William Kirkland and James Kirkland both of Jacksonville, FL; three sisters-in-law: Ann Dedge, Vera Bockius and Mary Kirkland, all of Jacksonville, FL; special friends Major Toole and the late Lucy Toole, several nieces and nephews and other relatives. Funeral Services for Mrs. Kirkland will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at11 a.m. in the Chapel of Roundtree Funeral Home. Interment will be in the North Cemetery, DuPont, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 till 8 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St. Suite A, Macon, GA 31201 or the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE First St., Suite 800, Miami, FL, 33131. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.