Linda Hackney Kennedy


Linda Hackney Kennedy, 74, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ Friday, March 29, 2019. She was born Dec. 10, 1944, in Chickasha, Okla., to Joan Hackney Schultz. She was the granddaughter of James and Thelma Anderson of Ninnekah, Okla.
Linda and her family moved to Oklahoma City where Linda would graduate from Putnam City High School in 1963. She also met her future husband, Robert Kennedy. From this marriage Linda had a set of twins. After moving to Florida with her family she became an outstanding real estate salesperson, receiving numerous awards.
Linda is preceded in death by her previous husband, Robert Kennedy; mother, Joan; her brother, Phillip; and her grandparents.
Survivors include her children Michelle Renne Ruffin and future son-in-law, Lew Dietz of Suwanee, Ga., and Michael Kennedy of Oklahoma City; much-loved granddaughter, Leah Ruffin of Suwanee, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Ed Berry of Edmond, Okla.; niece, Lindsey Smith and family of Edmond; nephew, Chad Berry and family of Edmond.
Not to be forgotten, Linda's lifetime best friend, Fredda Dean; and her precious husband, Robert.
The Lord has taken another family member - The rest of us will just have to wait our turn.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be 10 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Matthews Funeral Home Chapel in Edmond, Okla.
Published on April 1, 2019
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