VINCENNES — Sherry Ann Montgomery Kennedy, 75, passed away Monday at Bridge Pointe Health Campus at 6:21 a.m. with her family at her bedside. She was born June 7, 1936, in Lawrence County, Ill., the daughter of Clyde and Helen C. Brooks Montgomery. She was a retired nurse and was married to Sherman R. Kennedy on Oct 27, 1990. She held memberships at the Moose, American Legion and VFW auxiliaries. She is survived by her husband, Sherman R. Kennedy; her daughters, Jill Waller and her husband Dan of Washington, Cindy Bean and her husband Rick of Lawrenceville, Ill., and Kay Thais of Vincennes; grandchildren, Taylor Waller, Thais Waller, April Clark, Katlyn Thais and Blaize Thais and seven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Ronnie and Monty Montgomery. A celebration of her life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements entrusted to Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home.
June 7, 1936 - April 30, 2012
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