Nathan Kennett, son of the late W.N. Kennett and Mary Etta Foster Kennett, was born on Dec. 5, 1920, at Hornersville and died at Dexter on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at the age of 83.
Mr. Kennett was a member of the Second General Baptist Church at Dexter, a retired farmer and cattleman, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II having been assigned to the U.S.S. Charles Carroll, a former member of the Hardin Optimist Club, a former member and trustee of the Hardin Methodist Church, a former Co-op Board Member of Hardin, a former resident of Hardin and currently residing in Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Lorene Phillips on Sept. 25, 1949, at Piggott, Ark. Mrs. Kennett survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides his wife, survivors include one son, Randal Kennett of Hardin; two daughters, Phyllis Mitchell of Houston, Texas, and Normal Inafuku and husband Kaz of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Kimberly Mitchell Pollard and husband Byron and Lisa Inafuku, all of Houston, Texas, and Bryan Mitchell of Dallas, Texas; three sisters, Edna Ford of St. Louis, Irene Taylor of Bloomfield, and Georgia Ledbetter of Glen Carbon, Ill.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Loyd Kennett and Carl Kennett; and two sisters, Mary Corbin and Alta Kennett.
Visitation will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Don Cooper and Rev. Bryan Mitchell officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.