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Barbara Ann Kennan, May 12, 1944~May 1, 2016

Kennan, Barbara PicBarbara Ann Kennan, 71, of Elkins was born May 12, 1944.  Our Angel passed away peacefully on May 1, 2016 at 9:02 A.M after her fight with pancreatic cancer.

A loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother was preceded in death by her mother, Marie and stepfather, Carl Kennan.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Larry Kennan; four daughters and spouses, Maria and Jimmy Bates, Patsy and Johnny Smith, Cathy and David Murphy and Brenda Krause; sisters, Helen Logue and Muriel Tuck; brother, Kenneth Brown; several loved aunts and uncles; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Until we stand beside you again you are in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO. 80502 or the Highlands Oncology Group in memory of Barbara Kennan, 3232 N. Northhills Blvd., Fayetteville, AR. 72703.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Phyllis cate » 02. May, 2016

    So sorry for your loss may the good lord comfort each one of you

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    Pearl and Randy Lawson » 03. May, 2016

    We are so sorry to hear about your wife and mother. She was a fantastic lady and friend, you couldn’t have ask for a better neighbor. We loved her dearly, she will be greatly missed. My gossipin friend! If you all need anything please let me know I’m just across the bridge. Love you all…

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    Barbara and Alfred Gilbert » 03. May, 2016

    May your mother R.I.P and you girls should be very proud of her. She was one hard worker and fighter. May God bless you all. I will miss her and her laughter, that smiling face. Love to all the family.

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    Cathy Randy Allen Alice Ashley » 04. May, 2016

    To Brenda, Morgan and Family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you in the loss of your Mom and Grandma. We know how dearly you loved her and how much she meant to you. Her legacy lives on in you and your family. Praying the Lord will bring you comfort and peace and that your cherished memories will bring you joy.

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    Carolyn and Eric Diemente » 04. May, 2016

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Barbara. She was a great lady and I will miss talking to her.Whenever she and Larry did our hay she would always come by and want to see my garden and we would talk gardens. She will be sorely missed by many.

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    Carlene Johnson » 04. May, 2016

    So sorry for the loss of your dear loved up. It’s a terrible thing to give up someone that you love so deeply. My thoughts and prayers for each of you.

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    Lois Scoggins » 04. May, 2016

    So sorry to learn of Barbara’s passing. I shared two years with her while she lived in Idaho as a
    young girl. We picked many a bag of potatoes “spuds” to make money in the fall. My condolence
    to Muriel, Helen and Kenny. I know you will miss your sister.
    Your cousin Lois

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    Sherry Tommy McFee » 05. May, 2016

    So sorry for your loss everyone that knew her loved her. she was a great hard working lady. God Bless you all. Also from mother Madge.

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    Name » 18. Jan, 2017

    baby carlene is what she called me and i love her lots thanks for the buckeye its been real lucky