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Shelby Jean Kennemer

August 8, 1939 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 77)

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Mrs. Shelby Jean Kennemer, age 77 of Union City, Tennessee, passed away from this life on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Baptist East Hospital- Memphis. Graveside services for Mrs. Kennemer will be conducted on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00pm at Sunnyside Cemetery with Bro. Steve Carr officiating. Interment will follow immediately.

She was born August 8, 1939 in Kenton, TN; the daughter of the late Murrel Odell and Lou Emma (Ring) Primrose.  She worked in housekeeping at the nursing home, and was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church.  

She is survived by one son, Billy Lyell; siblings, J.D. Primose, Bobby Primrose, Karon Smith, and Peggy Hutchison; two grandchildren, Billy Lyell Jr., Crissy Jo Lyell; two step-grandchildren, Natasha Guerrero, and Kaylynn Romero; six great grandchildren; and four step-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by lifelong companion, Gib Hada; and one brother, Jerry Primrose.

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm-1:45pm on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Kenton chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home. Karnes & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Shelby Jean Kennemer.

 Service Information

July 23, 2017

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Karnes and Son Chapel Kenton
217 W. Church St.
Kenton, Tennessee 38233

Graveside Service
July 23, 2017

2:00 PM
Sunnyside Cemetery
Sunnyside Drive
Kenton, Tennessee 38233

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