TAHLEQUAH – Kimberly Starr (Gourd) French passed from this life Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, in Tulsa at the age of 46 years. She was born Jan. 16, 1960, in Tahlequah to Kenneth Lewis and Pauline (Whitekiller) Gourd.

Kimberly was christened in the Catholic Church. She loved all animals and fed all the neighborhood cats. She liked collecting knick-knacks, reading and giving to those who were less fortunate than her. Kimberly is survived by her parents, Kenneth Gourd of St. Michaels, N.D. and Pauline Gourd of Hulbert; the father of her children, Lyle Franklin French; two daughters, Jennifer Starr French and Michelle Rene French; one sister, LaLana Spears of Broken Arrow; two brothers, Kenneth Gourd Jr. and Russell Gourd, both of Hulbert; one niece, Brittany Dalrymple; one nephew, Jason Spears; one great-niece, Josilyn Dalrymple; and a special friend, Lee Mayberry.

Service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24 at Reed-Culver Chapel with Rev. Jerry Henson officiating. Honorary pallbearers include Mark Whitekiller, Warren Whitekiller, Joe Mathis and Kory Wilson. Funeral arrangements directed by Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

Reed-Culver Funeral Home, 117 W. Delaware, 456-2551.


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