KIRKLAND, Judy, of Wilmore, Kentucky went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 13th, 2019 in Lexington, KY. She was the wife of Harold Kirkland and the mother of Tracey Smith and Ann Nipp (Chad Nipp) who she loved very much, but her pride and joy was her three grandbabies Brandon Nipp, Clayton Smith, and Trinity Nipp. She was a devoted member of Ignite Church and served in the children’s ministry faithfully. She was “Mama Judy” to many that she cherished. She was born Feb. 24, 1960 in Paris, and raised by the late Harold and Christine Newby Nichols. Additional survivors include a sister, Carolyn Sue Nichols; and a brother, Marcus Wayne Nichols. She was preceded in death by one brother, Landon Nichols. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Wed., Dec. 18 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Apostle Jonathan Stidham. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Woodford County, KY. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Tues., Dec. 17 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Phoenix Grace, 141 Gainsway Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356.