Esther Gouverneur Kirk, who was a real estate agent in Baltimore as a young woman, died Sunday at a nursing home in Raleigh, N.C., after a long illness. She was 86 and had lived in Raleigh about three years.
Services for Mrs. Kirk were held yesterday at Christ Episcopal Church there.
She was born Esther Gouverneur in Wilmington, N.C., and reared in the Roland Park area.
She attended the Emma Willard School in Troy, N.Y., and made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillion in 1923.
Mrs. Kirk was a real estate agent for the firm of Piper & Hill and a member of the Junior League in Baltimore.