Ruth Velma Kennerly
Posted By Sparta Live | August 7, 2008 12:00 am
Ruth Velma Kennerly, 86, of Spencer, passed away Aug. 2, 2008, at her residence.
Kennerly was born April 12, 1922, in the Hilham community, of Overton County, to Vernatus Bilbrey and Cordelia Davis Carmack.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Kenerly, brothers, Elmer Carmack, Lester Carmack; and sisters, Zella Carmack Curtis, Stella Carmack Burks.
Survivors include her son, Gary Ward Kennerly, of Spencer; daughter, Debra Gail Kennerly, of Lantana, Fla.; granddaughter, Shannon Nicole Shahamad, of Lantana, Fla; grandson, Matthew Quinn Shahamad, of Lantana, Fla.; three sisters, Gertrude Krupa, of McMinnville, Dorothy Cope, of Spencer, Bobbie Hill, of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was 3 p.m., Aug. 3, 2008, at Shockley Church of Christ, with burial in Shockley Cemetery. Jerry Melton officiated.
Spencer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.