NEW MADRID -- Mary Virginia Cope Kennett, 97, died Sept. 27, 2007, at her daughter's home in New Madrid.
Born Sept. 9, 1910, in Eminence, to the late Dr. Edwin Grey and Hattie Jean Cope, she was a retired teacher in the Dell, Ark., and Senath/Hornersville Schools. She was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Hornersville.
On March 17, 1934, in Hornersville, she married Charles Parker Kennett, who preceded her in death in July 1986.
She was also preceded in death by: two brothers, Edwin Glass Cope and Ralph Rynard Cope; and one sister, Alma Jane Cope.
Survivors include: one daughter, Janey Lee Kennett of New Madrid; two granddaughters and spouses, Jennifer Lee and Brent Ash and Julie Elizabeth and Brad Kolwyck of New Madrid; and two great-grandchildren, Camille Elizabeth Ash and Meredith Grey Ash of New Madrid.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of memorial services at 11 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Hornersville. The Revs. Jeff Long and Jim Pimberton will officiate.
may be made to:
The United Methodist Church
First United Methodist
Church of New Madrid
c/o Richards Funeral Home
436 Main St.
New Madrid, MO 63839