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Draxie Deel Kennedy

November 24, 1931 August 3, 2019
Draxie Deel Kennedy
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Obituary for Draxie Deel Kennedy

Draxie Deel Kennedy, 87 years of age of Stateline Ridge Rd on Compton Mountain, VA, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Born November 24, 1931 in Prater, VA, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Laura Deel.

Draxie was of the Church of Christ faith and was a member of the Maple Grove Church of Christ. She was the last living member of her immediate family and enjoyed gardening, crocheting, canning and loved spending time with her family. Loving, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband John Wallace Kennedy; one grandson, Aaron Nathaniel Kennedy; three sisters, Hazel Kelly, Clara Chafin, and Bertie Vosburg; one brother, Otis Deel; and a son-in-law, Rick Huffman.

Those left to cherish her memories include her three daughters, Charlene Huffman of Compton Mountain, VA, Christine (Rick) Mullins of Wise, VA, and Ruth Ann (Donnie) Rife of Compton Mountain, VA; three sons, Ricky (Olva) Kennedy of Compton Mountain, VA, Keith (Rita) Kennedy of Slate Creek, VA, and Johnny Kennedy of the home on Compton Mountain.

She is also survived by ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, special friend and caregiver Teresa Lester, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Draxie Deel Kennedy will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain with Evangelists Bob Smith, Dennis Wimmer and Robert Rife officiating. Burial will follow in the Goodman Cemetery near the home in Jolo, WV.

Active pallbearers will be Darrell Cantrell, Jimmy Stiltner, James Riffe, Donnie Rife, Rick Mullins, David Summers, David Kennedy, Nathan Rife, and Tommy Lester. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Kennedy, Hobert Kennedy, Harold Kennedy, and James Cantrell.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, August 4, 2019 starting at 6:00 p.m. with an evening service to begin at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Mrs. Draxie Deel Kennedy have entrusted the care of their loved one to the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, Virginia.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

4

Aug

6:00 PM 8/4/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Evening services will begin at 7:00.

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

5

Aug

12:00 PM 8/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Goodman Cemetery Final Resting Place

Buckeye Hollow Road
Jolo, WV 24850

Buckeye Hollow Road Jolo 24850 WV
United States
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