GROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. - Cynthia Carter Kirkland passed away peacefully on November 26, 2019. Cindy was born on November 10, 1947, in Danville, Va. Cindy was a graduate of George Washington High School, received her Associates and Bachelors degrees from Averett University, and her Masters from Old Dominion University. She spent her entire professional career dedicated to working in social services. in Danville, Va., Cumberland County N.C. Social Service, DSS in Virginia Beach, Va., and as Director of Social Services in Lynchburg, Va. She is survived by her son, Alex Kirkland and grandson, Jake Kirkland, of Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.; her daughter, Anna Kirkland of Greenville, S.C.; her sisters, Susan Carter and Billie Wyatt; brother, Jim Wyatt of Danville, Va.; and nephew, Trey Yeatts and family of Richmond, Va. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held one hour prior, at Norris Funeral Services and Crematory's West End Chapel at 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541. In lieu of flowers, please consider honoring Cindy's life with a donation to either The American Heart Association at Heart.org or your local children's cancer charity.