Carol Ann Manke


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Carol Ann Manke Kennedy

Feb 08 1945 - Mar 12 2008

Carol Ann Manke Kennedy, age 63, of Van Alstyne, Texas, passed away March 12, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. Carol was born February 8, 1945, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Eldon and Clara (Lee) Manke. She married Brent Kennedy on October 29, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Carol was an accountant at EDS and of the Episcopal faith. She was Queen Red Beauty in the Red Hat Society Underage Beauties, Van Alstyne Chapter. Carol loved cooking, gardening, and her dogs, Kohl, Liebe, Precious, and Dolly. She is survived by her husband, Brent Kennedy of Van Alstyne; daughter, Shawn Urias and husband, Michael and grandson, Eric Urias of Allen, Texas; parents, Eldon and Clara Manke of Waipahu, Hawaii; sister, Shirley Duarte and husband, Raymond of Kaneohe, Hawaii; brothers, Joseph Manke and wife, Leilani of Aiea, Hawaii and Jack Manke of Waipahu, Hawaii; aunt and uncle, Paul and Eleanor Lee of Honolulu, Hawaii; mother-in-law, Virginia Kennedy of Van Alstyne; sister-in-law, Cynthia Pratt and her husband, Paul of Hot Springs, Arkansas; brother-in-law, John Kennedy and wife, Kathy of Ontario, OR. She was preceded in death by her uncle, John Lee, in 2005. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, March 21, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a night of remembrance on Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family request for donations in honor of Carol, be made to the Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry (GRFOC), Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263 or visit the website
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