Margie Kennedy


Funeral services for Margie Kennedy, 70, of Henderson were held Monday, May 7, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with Bro. Don Wayt officiating. Interment was in Overton City Cemetery in Overton. Mrs. Kennedy passed away May 4, 2018 in Tyler.

Margie was born June 27, 1947 in Levelland to Seaborn Young Joiner and Tina Louise Gray Joiner. She attended school in Sundown, Texas, and received her Associate's Degree from Texas Women’s University in Denton. On July 23, 1967, she married the love of her life, Jimmy Kennedy. Margie and Jimmy were inseparable; where you saw one, you saw the other.

Margie worked for many years in administration education. She loved her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. Her other true love was women’s basketball! She enjoyed going to games with her friends. Margie was extremely well-loved by so many people. She became known as the First Lady at Clairmont Tyler Nursing Center, where she had many visitors. Margie will be deeply missed and for the record, her son loved her first, best and most.

Margie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jimmy Kennedy; infant daughter, Leslie Kennedy; and infant sons, Bradley and Kelly Kennedy.

She is survived by her son, Jim Kennedy (Stacey); grandchildren, Brad Kennedy (Amelia), Courtney McCloskey (Justin), Parker Kennedy (Audra), Cole Lawrence (Jordan), Chelsea Kennedy, Mehgan Elizabeth Kennedy, Ivan Vega, and Jonathon Sorenson (Kelly); six great-grandchildren; brother, Ray Joiner; sister, Becky Case; seven nephews; two nieces; and several other family members.

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