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Death Notice - Mary Jane Kemp

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Mary Jane Kemp

July 7, 1930 – May 4, 2020

Mary was born on July 7, 1930, at Vega, Texas, to Emory and Effie (Coats) Bales and passed away May 4, 2020, at the Prairie Pines Assisted Living in Eads at the age of 89.

She is preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Kemp; her parents; daughter-in-law, Cindy Kemp; brother Jim, and sister, Tommie.

Mary is survived by her children, John (Bonnie) Kemp of Lamar, Jim Kemp of Burlington, and Sheila Kemp of Denver; eight grandchildren, Branden (Maribeth) Kemp, Ty (Tonya) Kemp, Jaedyn Kemp, Shasta (Mark) Brown, Chancy (Amber) Kemp, Jessie Briegel, Jamie Briegel and Travis Briegel. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Jordan (Miranda) Kemp, Tarin Kemp, Brittney Kemp, Logan Brown and Dru Brown; four great-great-grandchildren, Callum Kemp, Wallace Kemp, Porter Kemp and Luella Kemp; siblings; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and a host of friends.

Services for Mary will be live streamed at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2020 on the Peacock Funeral Home Facebook page.

A private graveside service for Mary J. Kemp will be held at the Fairmount Cemetery with Cody Petersen officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Prairie Pines Assisted Living and/or Lamar Area Hospice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Peacock Family.