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Adra Kennedy

April 17, 1950 — January 29, 2019

Marion-Adra Kennedy, 68, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Herrin Hospital. Adra was born on April 17, 1950 in Carbondale to Bill and Patricia (Baker) Corder. She married Conard Kennedy and they shared 42 years of marriage. Adra retired from the Federal Prison in Marion after working there for 27 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Marion.  Adra enjoyed playing all kinds of games, especially Scrabble, and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include: Husband-Conard Kennedy of Marion Son-Matt Kennedy of Marion Granddaughter-Joann Bozarth Sister-Rhoda and Steve Bond Niece-Erin and Zach Hutchinson Great niece-Sloan Hutchinson She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Valli Corder. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Dr. Bob Dickerson officiating.  Visitation will be on Thursday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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