Jewel Maxine Kirk

July 6, 1931 - February 14, 2021
Jewel Kirk

Jewel Maxine Kirk of Miami, OK passed from this life Sunday, February 14, 2021 at her home. She was 89.

Jewel was born July 6, 1931 in North Miami, OK. She had lived in the Miami area all her life and was a 1949 graduate of Miami High School.

After she graduated from high school she worked for attorney Bob Reynolds and for Wallace and Owens Law Firm in Miami. She married Wayne Kirk on October 11, 1954. She and Wayne owned and operated Kirk’s Home and Auto Store on South Main Street and Topline Auto Parts on North Main Street in Miami and Lion Supply in Picher, OK and Chetopa, KS.

Jewel was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Restoration Branch in Miami, Miami Lioness Club, Miami Travel Club and she served on the Board of Directors for the Friendship House in Miami.

Jewel was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Kirk on June 29, 2019, 1 son, Timothy Blair Kirk, 1 grandson, Austin Kirk, her mother, Mary Elizabeth Archer and 7 siblings.

Jewel is survived by 1 son, Thomas Wayne Kirk of Miami, OK, 2 granddaughters, Amanda Dawn Kirk and Ashley Marie Kirk and 4 great-grandchildren, Kadence, Autumn, Chevy and Bree.

Private services will be held. A Celebration of Jewel’s Life will be held at a later date. Family and friends may pay their respects and sign the register book Thursday, February 18 – Saturday, February 20 from 9 – 5 p.m. and Sunday, February 21 from 1 – 5 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at