MusicRow extends sincere condolences to radio programming vet Rusty Walker and his family on the passing of his daughter, Kinsley Darwin. She was 17. The family resides in Iuka, Mississippi and Kinsley died at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. She was a senior at Tishomingo County High School where she was active in numerous clubs and organizations. Kinsley enjoyed playing tennis and serving as a Homecoming Maid. She was popular among her classmates, who voted her the student with the Most School Spirit.
Survivors include her parents, Sammy and Teresa Darwin; grandparents, Jackie and Burnette Bryant; and sisters Nikki Darwin Clark (Nathaniel) and Beth Darwin Huntley (Ryan). She was preceded in death by her brother, Jay Darwin; and grandparents, Jimmy and Mollie Darwin.
Visitation is today, March 15, from 4-8 p.m. at Mt. Evergreen United Methodist Church, where Kinsley was a member. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 16 at Tishomingo County High School gymnasium. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kinsley Darwin Memorial Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 377, Iuka, MS 38852. An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.