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Marilyn Kennedy

Marilyn Kennedy

Marilyn Kennedy, age 74, of Liberty, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on December 12, 1945 in Clayton, IL the daughter of Walter and Dorothy (Boling) Mason. Marilyn was a graduate of Central High School. She married Dwayne Kennedy on April 8, 1967 in Quincy. He survives. Marilyn was a homemaker. She liked camping, spending time with family and friends. She also like sewing, making quilts and painting.

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by:
CHILDREN: Shelia Platt (Lee); Sherry Huber (Jim) both of Liberty and Keith Kennedy (Tiffany) of Barry.
GRANDCHILDREN: Sharon Platt and Darin Platt
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Cameron, Chase, Chloe and Carson Platt.
SIBLINGS: Bud Mason (Nancy); David Mason; Conda Denton (David); Karen Howell; and Joe Mason (Margaret)
SISTERS-IN-LAW: Colleen Martin (Dale) and Doreen Kennedy (Roy Holton).
SPECIAL FAMILY MEMBERS: Santana Bainter and Taylor Sparrow.
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives survive.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, a sister: Shelba Kestner along with her husband George, sister in law: Louann Mason and a brother in law: Ralph Howell.

Due to the restrictions for public gatherings caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, the funeral services for Marilyn are private. The family wishes to thank all of their friends and family for their love and support during this time. Please feel free to send a card or note to Dwayne or the family directly or through the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested be made to the Xander Cemetery Fund, the St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund at Lost Prairie or to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Tina Haley
ARNOLD, MO
Comments:
Gonna miss my momma Kennedy. My love and condolences to my brother, sister n law, and families.
R I P Marilyn you are missed and
loved by many.
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Sheila and Sherry - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Randy & Kay SLater
Moscow Mills, MO
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She was a very sweet and loving lady, Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you...
From:
George Kestner
Cerro Gordo, IL
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Very sweet and kind soul. Spent many years of my youth being around her. She will be missed. Condolences to Dwayne and my cousins.
From:
Jeff & Joanne (Powers) Bergman
Quincy, IL
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Mr. David Mason we are sorry for your loss. RIP
From:
Danni Simmons
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your lost, prayers to the whole family
From:
Wendy Griffin
Liberty, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with all of your family.
Milton, Glenna, & Wendy
From:
Mike and Jeanette White
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Dwayne and all of the family.... So very sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. She will be missed by her family, friends and neighbors. This is such a tough time for you all with added complications by the world health problems. You have our deepest sympathy and continued prayers for comfort as you grieve this loss.
From:
Wayne and Carolyn Pond
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Our sincere sympathy to all family at this time of sorrow.
From:
David & Kathy Hedberg
Taylor Ridge, IL
Comments:
We are so sorry for your loss.
From:
Cathy Miller
Qcy, IL
Comments:
Dwayne & family, I'm truly sorry for your loss.
Marilyn was a very nice person.
May God help you through your pain & sorrow. ✝
From:
Shirley McLaughlin
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dwayne and Family. Sorry to hear of Marilyn,s passing. Marilyn was a sweet.kind and generous person.. Buzzy remembered Marilyn never missed a Chrismas without sharing her homemade fudge with our family. Thoughts and Prayers
From:
Kelly (Reeves) Rogers
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Dwayne & family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
From:
Roger Goudschaal
Tripoli, IA
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Marilyn was a classmate of mine (Class of 1964). Please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences.
From:
Sharon Sandidge
Ursa, IL
Comments:
Dwayne & Family
Sorry to hear about Marilyn. We started school as those Country girls from Concord and finished in the Central Class of 1964. Thoughts & prayers.
From:
Mary Tennis
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Dwayne and family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your wife and, Mother, Grandmother, sister, Aunt, etc...
Whenever I'd see Marilyn she always had a big smile on her face! She was a precious and giving soul. May she rest in peace. ❤🙏
From:
Nancy Friye
Comments:
Sending sincere sympathy in your loss Dwayne. Realize today would be your 53rd Wedding Anniversary.
I am a Former SMH Radiology Technologist & co-chair of SMH Luncheons. Would love to have you join us at our Oct Luncheon You can contact me at this e-mail. Nancy