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Gertrude "Gertie" Vandyke Kennedy

February 5, 1929 April 18, 2019
Gertrude "Gertie" Vandyke Kennedy
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Obituary for Gertrude "Gertie" Vandyke Kennedy

Gertrude “Gertie” Vandyke Kennedy, 90 years of age of Oakwood, VA, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019. Born February 5, 1929 in Hurley, VA, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Vandyke and Ethel Cambel Vandyke.

“Gertie” was a former employee of Inez’s, enjoyed gardening, an avid hairdresser and was of the Holiness faith. A loving sister, aunt and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Oliver Kennedy and son Benny Ray Kennedy.

Survivors include her special nephew and caregiver Paul Vandyke and wife Barbara of Raven, VA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Gertrude “Gertie” Vandyke Kennedy will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. with Brother Paul Vandyke and Reverend Jerry Ward officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Monday, April 22nd after 6:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service at 7:00 p.m.

Grave side service will be held at the Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, VA, Tuesday, April 23rd at 12:00 noon.

Active pallbearers will be her family and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Gertrude “Gertie” Vandyke Kennedy have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

22

Apr

6:00 PM 4/22/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/22/2019 7:00:00 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

Funeral Service

Monday

22

Apr

7:00 PM 4/22/2019 7:00:00 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

Graveside

Tuesday

23

Apr

12:00 PM 4/23/2019 12:00:00 PM
Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Greenhills Memory Gardens
11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States
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