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Yvonne Kennedy Arrangements Are Set

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The family of Alabama State Representative Yvonne Kennedy have released details on her funeral arrangements.

A public viewing will be held starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 13 at the Stewart Memorial CME Church.  The church is at 1250 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Mobile.

An Education Tribute will be held Friday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. at Bishop State Community College Baker-Gaines Central Campus at the Yvonne Kennedy Auditorium.  Dr. Kennedy was the President of Bishop State from 1981 to 2007.

There will also be an Omega Omega Service and Memorial Service Friday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center.  Dr. Kennedy was President of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority from 1988 to 1992.

The Funeral Services will be Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Mobile Convention Center.

Dr. Kennedy has served the people of Alabama in the state legislature since 1979.

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said. “Dianne and I are sorry to hear of the passing of Rep. Yvonne Kennedy today. I served with Rep. Kennedy in the House of Representatives and worked closely with her on the House Education Appropriations Committee. She was a fine lady who represented her district well. She will be greatly missed.”

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Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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