Mary Alice Rose


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Mary Alice Rose Kennedy

Jul 24 1916 - Feb 21 2008

Mary Alice Rose Kennedy, age 91, of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Plano, Texas, passed away February 21, 2008 in Arlington. She was born July 24, 1916, in Ridgeway, Texas, the daughter of John William and Zena Nannie (Clemmons) Patterson. On July 16, 1938, she married Edgar Ivan Kennedy in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She lived in Plano since 1945 before moving to Arlington. She was a member of Pitman Creek Church of Christ in Plano and New York Avenue Church of Christ in Arlington. Mrs. Kennedy was a beautician and homemaker. She is survived by her sons, Nolan and his wife, Glenda of Arlington and David and his wife, Marina of Carrollton; daughters, Naomi Johnson and her husband Bill of Arlington and Diana Potts and her husband Jack of Dallas; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Bonnie Lockett of Vernon, TX, Dorothy Head of Dallas and Anjunell Bloss of Salt Lake City; and sister-in-law, Jo Patterson of Dallas. Preceding her in death were her husband Edgar Ivan Kennedy in 1996; sister, Ruby Briggs; and brothers, Harold and Bob Patterson. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM, Monday, February 25, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with her grandsons Allan Jenkins and Arnis Pape officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday morning beginning at 11:00 AM prior to the service. Memorials may be made to your charity of choice.
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