Mary F Kennedy Igo
May 13, 1922 – May 11, 2018
Mary Frances Kennedy Igo, of Lubbock, passed away May 11, 2018 at her home. She was born in May of 1922 in Leonard, TX to Larmon and Maybelle Peak.
Her family moved to Lubbock when she was very young. She attended school in Lubbock and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1939. Mary then attended Texas Tech University and obtained her Bachelors Degree in Home Economics in 1943.
She taught school briefly in Meadow, TX before becoming a full time mother and homemaker after meeting and marrying Sabe McClain Kennedy, Jr December 21, 1946. He preceded her in death September 12, 1993. In October of 1994 she married Dorman Gunter Igo and he preceded her in death in the summer of 2010.
Mary is survived by her two daughters; Marta Kennedy Gott of Plano, TX , and Lori Kennedy Scott of Lubbock; five grandchildren; Brandon Gott of Plano, TX, Jeremy Gott of Dallas, TX, Meagan Scott Baker of San Antonio, Mackenzie Scott Kirkpatrick of Dallas and Morgan Scott McCall of Dallas, five great grandchildren; Ian Gott, Knox Baker, Bowen Baker, Jaynie Baker and Graham McCall.
A graveside service will be held at 3 pm Monday, May 14, 2018 at 3 pm at Resthaven Memorial Park. A visitation to greet the family will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home immediately following the graveside service.
Online condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.
- Larmon and Maybelle Peak, Parents
- Sabe McClain Kennedy, First Husband
- Dorman Gunter Igo, Second Husband
- Marta Kennedy Gott and Lori Kennedy Scott, Daughters
- Brandon Gott, Jeremy Gott, Meagan Scott Baker, Mackenzie Scott Kirkpatrick and Morgan Scott McCall, Grandchildren
- Ian Gott, Knox Baker, Bowen Baker, Jaynie Baker and Graham McCall, Great-grandchildren
- Graveside Service Monday, May 14, 2018
Mary F Kennedy Igo
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May 14, 2018
My deepest sympathy for your loss. Mary was a customer, and friend for many years. We had many talks and shared many stories through the years. I have really missed her in the last months. Not going to lie, we tangled a couple of times, but always ended up laughing together.! She was really a joy to know, and was loved by us all in the Salon. Thank you Marta for you help in the last few months. And definitely God Bless you for the care you gave your Mother. She was always so amazed at the beautiful meals you had delivered right to her door. She knew you had your hands full, and appreciated your thoughts for her, more than you know! She loved her girls, and grand and great grandchildren so very much... So proud of each one. She just beamed with pride when speaking of you all. God Bless Mary, and give you all strength at this difficult time. I will miss her always.
FROM THE FAMILY
Mary F Kennedy Igo was known as many things to many people. She was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew her best, Mary will be remembered as a very exceptional person.
She was born on May 13, 1922 in Leonard, Texas and was the daughter of Larmon and Maybelle Peak.
A typical teenager, Mary had a fairly happy high school experience, making that critical transition from adolescence to adulthood. She graduated from Lubbock High School in 1939. She enjoyed some classes more than others, having favorite subjects and teachers.
Mary enjoyed her college years, which may have been a challenge with all of the academics, responsibilities, and the sudden freedom that accompanied them, but Mary was able to manage the balancing act. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Texas Tech University in Home Economics in 1943.
On December 21, 1946 Mary exchanged wedding vows with Sabe McClain Kennedy, Jr. Empathic and loyal, Mary was committed to making her new family happy. Mary worked hard to be a good mother to her children and she did her best to fulfill their needs. Mary was blessed with two daughters, Marta and Lori. Another blessing for Mary was the gift of five grandchildren, Brandon, Jeremy, Meagan, Mackenzie and Morgan.
Fortunately, Mary enjoyed what she did for a living. Showing a strong work ethic, Mary worked diligently and did her best to succeed in her career. Her primary occupation was education. She taught school briefly in Meadow, Texas before becoming a full time mother and homemaker after meeting and marrying her first husband. Mary always sought to be a team player, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done. Sabe would precede Mary in death on September 12, 1933. In October of 1994, Mary was blessed with a second marriage to Dorman Gunter Igo. He preceded her in death in the summer of 2010.
Mary passed away on May 11, 2018 at her residence in Lubbock, Texas. She is survived by her two daughters; Marta Kennedy Gott and Lori Kennedy Scott; five grandchildren; Brandon Gott, Jeremy Gott, Meagan Scott Baker, Mackenzie Scott Kirkpatrick and Morgan Scott McCall; five great-grandchildren; Ian Gott, Knox Baker, Bowen Baker, Jaynie Baker and Graham McCall. Graveside services were held at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Simply stated, Mary was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by her family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Mary leaves behind her a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life she touched will always remember Mary F Kennedy Igo.