Flora A. Kennedy, 92, of Higginsville, died October 9th at the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg.
She was born June 7, 1927 in Hubbardston, MA to George and Flora (Stone) Wells
She married John W. Kennedy on March 27, 1954 in Hubbardston. They began their married life in California and then John’s Air Force career moved them to Forbes Field in Topeka, KS, Bermuda and Oklahoma before he retired and they settled in Higginsville in 1967. Soon after, Flora began her 38+ year career as a housekeeper at John Knox Village East.
was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday
school and the Women’s Missionary Union. She was an avid reader, and
Royals fan, coaching them from her recliner. She read her bible everyday
and prayed for the sick.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 2000; a son, Paul; brothers, Frank, Allen and Harold Wells; a sister, Clara Wead; and a grandson Damon
She is survived by:
Son: Donnie Kennedy (Amy) of Higginsville
Daughters: Patty Nuelle (Ed) of Grain Valley
Debbie Kennedy of Atlanta, MO
Doris “Dodie” Kennedy of Higginsville
Daughter-in-law: Karen Kennedy of Springfield, MO
Sister: Ruth Morain of Pensacola, FL
5 Grandchildren: Brad, Kyla, Tim, John, Jacob
8 Great Grandchildren
3 Great Great Grandchildren
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 15th at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church in Higginsville, officiated by Dr. Greg Fine
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral.
Casket Bearers will be Donnie Kennedy, Brad Bayless, Tim Moyer, Ed Nuelle, Dennis Million
She will be buried in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church