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Kiker-Seale Funeral Home

338 Locust Street, Colorado City, TX

OBITUARY

Mary Ellen Kennedy

September 10, 1935January 19, 2020
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Mary Ellen Kennedy, 84, of Colorado City, passed away in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday, January 19, 2020. She was born in Colorado City on September 10, 1935 to Julian and Mary Wilson Hammond. Mary Ellen was a very quiet, kind, soft spoken woman who lived life the way God intended, faithfully attending the First Baptist Church of Colorado City, and raising her family. Mary Ellen was a good mother, always making sure to find time to teach her children the things that she enjoyed in life, including teaching them to play the piano. Many around town knew her as the Mary Kay lady, when she wasn’t selling Mary Kay or spending time with her family or church family she enjoyed reading, cooking, and playing the piano. Mary Ellen is survived by her daughters Sherri Fuller of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Terri Sue Hobbs of Midland, Dr. Lori Hammond, of Midland, her step-daughter Selena Simpson, and step-son Craig Kennedy, both of Oklahoma; grandchildren Marcus Orona, Roxane Bock, and Robert Fuller, and by her great grandchildren Colton Bock, Brandon Bock, Lilian Bock, Peyton Orona, Gunnar Orona, Hendrix Orona, Dexter Orona, and Emma Fuller, as well as by many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Carrol Kennedy who she married in 1987, by her parents, and by her siblings Romaine Hammond, Ed Warren Hammond, Madrene Glenn, Doris Hill, and Marjorie Dykstra. A funeral service for Mary Ellen will be held on Friday, January 24th at 10 am in the First Baptist Church of Colorado City with Doctor Jerry Shields officiating, burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery. The family will be present for a visitation on Thursday, January 23rd from 5-7 pm at the Kiker Seale Funeral Home of Colorado City. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Alzheimer’s Association Those wishing are encouraged to share a memory by visiting www.kikerseale.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 24, 2020

Memories

Mary Ellen Kennedy

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Frances Fuller

January 23, 2020

I will always cherish the joy that filled the room when Emma Jean saw her Gran. They were equally elated to be in each other’s company.

Vicki Oliver Bland

January 21, 2020

Sherri and son Robert, I am sorry to hear of Your loss of mother and grandmother. She was truly a sweet lady. My prayers and love are for you all. Sincerely Vicki

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Eighteen years young. 1953

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Carrol and Mary Ellen

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A get together at Mom’s.

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Mom

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Musical. 🎹

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Mary Ellen’s’ first two baby girls, Terri Sue and Sherri Kay

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Mary Ellen’s nephew, Milton and daughters, Terri Sue
and Sherri Kay

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FROM THE FAMILY

Eighteen years young. 1953

FROM THE FAMILY

Carrol and Mary Ellen

FROM THE FAMILY

A get together at Mom’s.

FROM THE FAMILY

Mom

FROM THE FAMILY

Musical. 🎹

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Ellen’s’ first two baby girls, Terri Sue and Sherri Kay

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Ellen’s nephew, Milton and daughters, Terri Sue
and Sherri Kay

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Mom! We asked for real puppies!
We are smiling, though.