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Clara Kennedy


May 24, 2016

Feb. 13, 1945 - May 18, 2016

Clara Faye Kennedy, 71, of Sweet Home died May 18, 2016 of complications from COPD.

She was born Feb. 13, 1945 in Eufaula, Okla. to Colbie and Mamie Aline (Kirby) Burdine.

She married Gerald Kennedy on May 16, 1962 in Caruthers, Calif. They continued living in California until moving to Sweet Home in 1976.

Mrs. Kennedy enjoyed cooking, cake decorating, arts, crafts and painting. She loved bowling with her family.

She was a volunteer at Gleaners and a member of the Sweet Home Church of Christ on 37th and Long Street.

Mrs. Kennedy is survived by her husband, Gerald Kennedy; children Darick Kennedy, Helen (Kennedy) Ramsdel and Darin Kennedy; nine grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; sister Rose Weepy; and great-grandson Colby Ramsdell.

A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at 37th and Long Church of Christ in Sweet Home. A potluck will follow the service.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.


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