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Kathleen Kenney

Kathleen Kenney, age 82, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with loved ones by her side. She was a native of Flag Pond and a daughter of the late Carrie Tipton Pate and the late Zeb Pate. Kathleen was a loving housewife and attended Erwin Pentecostal Holiness Church. She loved to garden, tend to her flowers and was a wonderful cook. In addition to her parents Kathleen is preceded in death by her husband, John F. Kenney, sons-in-law, Terry White and Gene Tittle, and brothers, Sam Pate, Jerry Pate and John Royce Pate.

Kathleen Kenney has left behind to cherish her memory:
Daughters: Sheila and Frank Vaughan
Abby White
Tammy and Tim Tipton
Son: John and Shawn Kenney
Grandchildren: Reverend David and April Vaughan
Brian and Andrea Vaughan
Johnathan Kenney and fiancé, Vanessa
Brittany Kenney
Great Grandson: Micah Vaughan
Brothers: Ford and Georgia Pate
J.M. and Carolyn Pate
Sister: Gladys Adkins
Many Nieces and Nephews

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we honor and remember the life of Kathleen Kenney in a funeral service to be held at 7:00PM on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend David Vaughan will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Larry Pate and by Linda Dill. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until the service time on Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter, Tammy Tipton, 178 Unaka View Drive, Erwin, TN 37650. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Evergreen Cemetery. Those who wish to attend will meet at 10:30 AM on Wednesday at Valley Funeral Home to go in procession to Evergreen Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be notified.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Kathleen Kenney through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.