Sondra Lynn Kennedy, age 50, of Waxahachie, Texas, formerly of Aurora, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Sondra was born on September 17, 1959 in Monett, Missouri, the daughter of Leroy and Betty Jean (Bradley) Parker. Sondra was a 1978 graduate of Aurora High School, and known for her work with the Relay For Life programs. On June 9, 1978 she married Tim Kennedy in Aurora and he survives her of the home. Prior to moving to Waxahachie in 2008, Sondra owned and operated Blessings Floral in Marionville and the Kennedy Tax Service. She was a member of the Aurora Baptist Temple, and with her husband Tim, was greatly involved with the ministries of their church. In Texas she attended the Red Oak First Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include, her mother, Betty Parker of Aurora; two sons, Brandon Kennedy and his wife, Melissa of Waxahachie, Texas and Josh Kennedy and his wife, Ashley of Mt. Vernon; brother, Steven Parker and his wife, Deanna of Aurora; and her granddaughter, Abigail Kennedy. Her father, and son Caleb preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at the Aurora Baptist Temple with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 2, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Aurora Baptist Temple. Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
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