Delbert Ray Kennedy

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Visitation
Cord Baptist Church
8129 Cord Road
Cord, AR  72524
Friday, November 26, 2021
10:00-11:00 am
Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Cord Baptist Church
8129 Cord Road
Cord, AR  72524
Friday, November 26, 2021
11:00 am
Cemetery
Hopewell Cemetery
Hopewell Rock Road
Cord, AR  72524
Memorial Contributions
Cord Baptist Church
P.O. Box 126
Cord, AR  72524


Alzheimer's Association
11300 N Rodney Parham Road, Suite 205 A
Little Rock, AR  72212


Hopewell Cemetery
PO Box 47
Cord, AR  72524
I served in the Army.

Delbert Ray KennedyI am a Veteran.

of Cord, AR

November 2, 1932 - November 22, 2021

Delbert Ray Kennedy, 89, of Cord passed away Monday, November 22, 2021.

He was born November 2, 1932 in Dowdy, Arkansas to Avery P. and Lena Sanders Kennedy.

Delbert was a row crop and peach farmer. He was a member of Cord Baptist Church where he served many years as a deacon. Delbert served in the United States Army. Over the years he enjoyed reading the Bible, golfing, hunting, and raising catfish. He simply loved to watch things grow as he stated many times.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, David Keith Kennedy; son, Scott Alan Kennedy; two brothers, Joe Kennedy and Pete Kennedy; and three sisters, Bernice Richey, Evelyn Lance, and Verna Faye Latting.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Velda Mae Parr Kennedy; three daughters, Pam Gipson (Denny) of Cord, Paula Osborne (Chuck) of Cord, and Teresa Milligan (Jeff) of Newark; one brother, George Kennedy (Caroletta) of Cord; six grandchildren, Amber Davis (Jeffie), Adam Gipson (Torie), Charley Osborne, Amy Allison (Andrew), Hannah Evans (Brandon), and Elliott Milligan; five great-grandchildren, Cambry Davis, Kendy Davis, Presley Gipson, Isaac Allison, and Peyton Gipson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Dunehew, Adam Gipson, Jeffie Davis, Andrew Allison, Brandon Evans, Charley Osborne, and Elliott Milligan. Honorary pallbearers are Ted Parr, Jim Williams, Jerry Kausler, George Kennedy, and the staff of Cave City Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 26, 2021 at 11:00 am at Cord Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Childers officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery at Cord with arrangements by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 am Friday, November 26, 2021 at the church just prior to service.

Memorials may be made to Hopewell Cemetery, PO Box 47, Cord, Arkansas 72524; Cord Baptist Church, P.O. Box 126, Cord, AR 72524 or Alzheimer's Association, 11300 N Rodney Parham Road, Suite 205 A, Little Rock, AR 72212.

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Tymina Howerton
Poughkeepsie, AR
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Monday, November 29, 2021

I had the pleasure of caring for Mr. Kennedy. What a sweet man, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers to Mrs. Mae.

Donald and Deann Coleman
Batesville, AR
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Sunday, November 28, 2021

So sorry for your loss.

Erin Johnson
Benton, AR
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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Prayers for the family. I spent many days when I was young in their home. He was always very kind to me. I know he will be missed. Love you all!

Terri Birmingham
Cord, AR
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Friday, November 26, 2021

I am so very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for you all

Debbie &CT Thomas
Cord, AR
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Thursday, November 25, 2021

We are so sorry for your precious loss, prayers to you and family . Our love is with you !
Debbie and CT

Deborah Cockrill
Batesville, AR
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Thursday, November 25, 2021

So sorry, love and prayers to the family.

Harvey Howard
Sherwood, AR
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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Pam and family, we are very sorry for your loss.

Brenda Pollard Davidson
Conway, AR
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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Condolences for all of you. May God Bless all of you and comfort you in the days to come.

Clara Nell Reaves Crews
Saffell, CA
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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Prayers for this family during this sorrow.

Todd, Resa & Stephanie Bolin
Batesville, AR
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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with this family.