Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife and mother of his children, Mamie Abney; his beloved second wife, Tressie Abney; parents, Grover and Ressie Abney; sister, Maxine White; brothers, Grover, Dean, Richard and Ernest; and grandson, Lee.
Kenneth leaves behind his new bride, Barbara (Clines) Abney of the home; daughter, Wanda Davis and husband Paul of Mammoth Springs, Ark., Misty Hoover, Fair Grove, and Kathy Petrie and son Kenneth Gene, both of Colorado; stepchildren Bobby Clines, Oklahoma, and Helen Nash, Gravois Mills; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters and spouses, J.R. and Vickie Gibbs, Marshfield, Steven and Debbie Hodges of Springfield; brothers and spouses, Albert and Sharon Abney, Troy and Doris Abney, all of Springfield, Clifford and Ruth Abney, Texas, and Danny and Debra Abney of Republic; many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were Tuesday, May 1, at 1 p.m. at Bethel Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Owsley and Rev. James Crawford officiating, under the direction of Fraker Funeral Home of Marshfield. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield.
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