Services for Bobby Duane Kennedy, 44, Tool, were held Jan. 21, 2011, at the
First United Methodist Church of Mabank with the Rev. Don Bell officiating.
Interment followed in Baker Cemetery in Kaufman County, under the direction
of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank.
Kennedy was born March 31, 1966, in Ennis and died Jan. 18, 2011, in Tool.
He graduated Kemp High School and was a hard worker. He was a supervisor at
the Dallas Water Department for 20 years and lived in the Seven Points area
all of his life.
Kennedy loved all sports and coached little league. He was a Christian.
He was preceded in death by his father Charles Alton Kennedy Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Kennedy; sons Calvin Ray Kennedy, Bret
Duane Kennedy, Dalton Kennedy, Brian Beau Allen and James Allen; grandson
Bently Brian Allen; maternal grandmother Estelle Kennedy; sisters Sharon
Bruner and Karen Foote; brother Charles “Bubba” Alton Kennedy Jr.; numerous
nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of friends.
Pallbearers included Harold Foote, Rocky Brunet, Todd Webber, Brent Kennedy,
Nathan Foote and Dalton Kennedy.
Services for Kathy Diana Rhyner, 53, Seven Points, were held Jan. 20, 2011,
at Tomlinson Funeral Home Chapel in Seven Points with Bro. Leonard Eason
officiating. Interment followed in the Van Winkle Cemetery in Climax.
Rhyner was born Feb. 9, 1957, in Houston to Marilla Faye Eldred and William
Richard Carr and died Jan. 18, 2011, in Seven Points.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Barbara Gail Carr and
Survivors include husband Carl Rhyner; daughters Stephanie Diana Meininger
and husband Joseph, Camille Renay Kennedy and Charisa Faye Knight; sister
Sharon Ricketts; grandchildren Trevor McKnight, Hayley Canales, Anthony
Leon, Katie Meininger, Michael Elango and Brenden Elango.
Graveside services for Louise C. Alexander, 88, were held Jan. 3, 2011, at
Restland Memorial Park, under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home in
Alexander was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Sapulpa, Okla., to Vertie Gray and
She retired after operating her own answering service for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Glen Alexander.
Survivors include daughter Nancy Graff and husband Mike, Seven Points;
sister Oneta Thompson; half sister Marie Glass; half brother Clifton
Barnett; grandchildren Ronda Green, Terry McGee and wife Sheila;
great-grandchild Ashley Green and friend Tracy Green.