Carl Fletcher Kennedy - Paragould

Friday, March 28, 2003

Carol Fletcher Kennedy, son of the late Pleasant H. and Maude Bush Kennedy, was born Aug. 15, 1919, in Russell County, Va., and passed away March 21, 2003, at the Arkansas Mehtodist Medical Center in Paragould at the age of 83.

He married Vida Daily May 5, 1949, in Pascagoula, Miss., She preceded him in death Sept. 1, 2002.

Kennedy was an Air Force World War II Veteran, serving in China, Burma, and India. He was a member of the VFW in Paragould.

Survivors include a step-son, Willie Hayes and wife, Phyllis, of brookport, Ill., a sister, Oakley Kennedy Holbrook, of Coeburn, Va.; very special nephew, Lonnie Robinette and his wife, Hattie; and daughters, Michelle Ketring and Gina Bissonnette, and granddaughter, Emily Grace Bissonnette, all of Lyons, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Otis, carry, Willie, Thomas and Clarence Kennedy, and two sisters, Juanita Robinette, and Virginia Massey.

The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Monday at the McDaniel chapel in Arbyrd with Rev. Troy Alley officiating. Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery under the direction of McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd.