Mary Evelyn Kirkland
1938 — 2022
Mary Evelyn Walker Kirkland - age 83 of Marietta, GA passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Evelyn was born and educated in Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and St. Mary's Hospital with a degree in medical technology. Evelyn moved with her family to Georgia in 1964 where she established herself in the field of hearing for nearly six decades. In 1971, Governor George Busbee appointed Evelyn as the first woman to the Georgia Hearing Aid Dealers in Dispensers Licensing Board. Through her efforts and with the help of Governor Zell Miller sales tax for the sale of hearing aids was removed. With the help of the Georgia Marietta Lions Club and other Georgia Lions...