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Anna Sue (Benecke) Kenney
September 29, 1926 - August 26, 2015
Criswell Funeral Home
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Memorial Services for Anna Belle Kenney, 88, of Fitzhugh are 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Ada. The Rev. John D. Norvell will officiate.

Mrs. Kenney died August 26, 2015. Anna was born September 29, 1926 in Enid. She was the daughter of Myrtle and Henry Benecke. One of four daughters, Anna was a precocious child graduating from Enid High School at the age of 16 in 1942. After serving as Rosie the Riveter during World War II, Anna graduated college from Texas State College for Women in 1948.

In 1949, Anna moved to Spearman, Texas – in the far North Panhandle – to be a science teacher, and met Lonnie Kenney. Anna married Lonnie Kenney in 1949. While learning to be a farm wife, Anna and Lonnie suffered the great drought of 1952, and moved to Pampa, Texas. Anna took a position, as a chemist, with Celanese Corp.

For the next 40 years, Anna raised her family and supported Lonnie in his dream to be a Quarter Horse man. In 1992, Anna and Lonnie moved to Pontotoc County, Oklahoma to continue their horse raising and racing business. Lonnie died in 2006.

Anna was a lover of the arts, language, people and science. She taught her children that God, Truth and Love were the most important elements of life. She was a mother, wife, chemist, educator and free spirit.

Anna is survived by her two sons, Lonnie Kenney, Jr., and Christopher Kenney. She has three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and loved her family and friends with a love that left all better for her being in their lives.
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Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, OK

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