Evelyn Lucille Kennedy March 13, 1932 – November 23, 2015

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kennedyEvelyn Kennedy, 83, went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior on the morning of Monday, November 23, 2015, in Duncanville, Texas. Evelyn was born on March 13, 1932, to Walter and Esther Franz Burkhardt in Austin, Texas.

She married the love of her life, Edmond Hobart Kennedy III, on January 1, 1952, and they were married for 62 years.

She is survived by their daughter Kathy Starling, her husband Howard of Mesquite, and his daughters Kelly Starling, and Kirsten Mackie (Derrick), their children Kason and Paige, Jeanette Wright of Austin, Dick Childers of San Angelo, Donna and Billy Conn of Austin, Nephew Tom Roddy (Jo) of San Antonio, among numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters Esther Stark, Gertrude Berta, Gladys Samuels, and Waldine Childers.

Evelyn had many interests including traveling and RV camping, collecting dolls, antiques, and arts and crafts, and helping Hobart by sanding and staining his many wood furniture and craft creations. They chose Christian Fellowship Church at Traders Village as their church family. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend, and she will be greatly missed.

A memorial Service is planned with the Reverend Barry Watts officiating: 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12, Cook Walden Capital Parks – Mausoleum Chapel, 14501 North IH 35, Pflugerville, Texas.

Her request was to be cremated and her ashes buried at Cook Walden Capital Parks. Evelyn requested no flowers please, but, if considering anything in lieu of flowers, she suggested that donations be made to CFCTV, c/o Rev. Barry Watts, 1201 Clark Trail, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052.

Family and friends may sign an online registration book at jaynesmemorialchapel.com. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to: The Family of Evelyn Kennedy, c/o Kathy Starling, 2125 Elm Falls Place, Mesquite, Texas, 75181.

Our family would like to thank everyone for their loving kindness.


2:00 PM
Cook-Walden Funeral Home/Cemetery
14501 North Ih-35, Pflugerville, TX 78660, United States

Mausoleum Chapel

Cemetery Location

Cook-Walden Funeral Home/Cemetery
14501 North Ih-35, Pflugerville, TX 78660, United States